display | more...
Lady Sei Shonagon

Though you can tell me
You heard a cock crow
In the middle of the night,
The guard at Osaka Gate
Will not believe you.

Yo wo komete
Tori no sora ne wa
Hakaru to mo
Yo ni Osaka no
Seki wa yurasaji

- translated by Kenneth Rexroth
from One Hundred Poems from the Japanese

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.