Beauty Made Perfect
When to Tago’s coast I the way have gone, and see Perfect whiteness laid On Mount Fuji’s lofty peak By the drift of falling snow. Yamabe no Akahito (Akahito of Yamabe) Tago no ura Ni uchi-idete mireba Shirotae no Fuji no takane ni Yuki wa furi-tsutsu.
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.