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Wake! For the Sun, who scatter'd into flight
The Stars before him from the Field of Night,
...
- Omar Khayyam
Eastern Eastern  - Yokoyama Taikan - art
Yokoyama Taikan
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February 16th 2011
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Eastern Eastern Video
James Elroy Flecker "To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence" Poem animation
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January 1st 1970
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Autumn moonlight--
a worm digs silently
into the chestnut....
- Matsuo Basho
I am sick today,
sick in my body,
eyes wide open, silent,
I lie on the bed of childbirth.

...
- Akiko Yosano
The lamp once out
Cool stars enter
The window frame.

English version by Soiku Shigematsu...
- Natsume Sōseki
This old village--
not a single house
without persimmon trees....
- Matsuo Basho
Too lazy to be ambitious,
I let the world take care of itself.
Ten days' worth of rice in my bag;
...
- Ryokan Taigu
Eastern Eastern  - Shibata Zeshin - art
Shibata Zeshin
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February 17th 2011
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My house is buried in the deepest recess of the forest
Every year, ivy vines grow longer than the y...
- Ryokan Taigu
A snowy morning--
by myself,
chewing on dried salmon....
- Matsuo Basho
Though frosts come down
night after night,
what does it matter?
they melt in the morning sun.
Th...
- Ryokan Taigu
Left on the beach
Full of water,
A worn out boat
Reflects the white sky
Of early autumn....
- Akiko Yosano
How wonderful, that
Her heart
Should show me kindness;
And of all the numberless folk,
Grief sho...
- Saigyo Hoshi
Not speaking of the way,
Not thinking of what comes after,
Not questioning name or fame,
Here,...
- Akiko Yosano
Even in a person
most times indifferent
to things around him
they waken feelings
the first winds...
- Saigyo Hoshi
Eastern Eastern  - Kobayashi Issa - art
Kobayashi Issa
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February 16th 2011
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