A classic poet, the author died aged only 27 years old, yet still is designated as one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals.
Lo! the gathered waves On the shore of Sumi’s bay! E’en in gathered night, When in dreams I go to thee, I must shun the eyes of men. Ason Toshiyuki Suminoe no Kishi ni yoru nami Yoru sae ya Yume no kayoiji Hito me yokuran. Fujiwara no Toshiyuki Ason
About this poetry
At Salty Dog Digital we’ve decided to gradually republish Clay MacCauley’s translation of Single Songs of a Hundred Poets – a collection of japanese poetry from the seventh through thirteenth centuries. Sixty four of these poems are the rewards in our game fourtex zen.