autumn’s sorrow

It is unreasonable to ask my tears

to bear the sorrow of autumn,

as the light changes

the color even of the cinnamon tree in the moon

to red and yellow.

                                ~Shunzei’s Daughter*

 

autumn.jpg*cited:

The Burning Heart

K Rexroth & I Atsumi

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