black & white sunday: natural


There are pauses between the showers of the outer world,

But there is no time when my sleeves, wet with tears, are dry.

                                                                                         ~Murasaki Shikibu*

black and white sunday natural

Lost in Translation’s theme for the Black and White Sunday is… natural


Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan

Trans: A Omori & K Doi

2 Replies to “black & white sunday: natural”

  1. thank you… Murasaki Shikibu’s poem speaks to me about the tendency to be held prisoner by suffering…and the leaf in the lower right is like a hand…a silent and compassionate presence to the water drop (her tear)

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