Tuesday, February 14, 2012

[Poem] Kawaii

Mad master Muramasa at his forge
Made blades to bite the Tokugawas
From beyond the grave
Before poor Ieyasu was born.

“What a spirit it took!” I said at my desk.

Alas, in contrast,
my pencil can not kiss you
in even this brief lifetime.
from Japonisme, Laoisme, 2012

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