Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Quintanka 12: Poetic Treatise on Faith

On Seeing the Season’s First Mowing

This summer is a thing
I’ve willed from nothing into being.
Green! I chant again.
And sun! I hold it in my sway.
But something wilder is making hay.

~Kokoro Sonzai; translation by Son Rivers 2007

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