Translation by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925)

Temple ceremony
Language: English  after the Japanese (日本語) 
Blow softly, 
O Wind! 
And let no clouds cover the moon 
Which lights the posturing steps 
Of the most beautiful of dancers.


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This text was added to the website: 2009-02-18
Line count: 5
Word count: 22