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Otagaki Rengetsu | Poems


Do not be late
for the shrine rituals
at Koyama
the cuckoo’s cries
have become insistent


Like trees in a summer forest
longings for my lover are many...
wandering about
Mount Tsukuba
I'd like to know how I will fare.


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Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)

Two poems, 1867

Ink on paper

30.7 x 54.5 cm (12 x 21½ in.)

Mounting 114.5 x 58 cm (45 x 22¾ in.)

Wooden box

SKU: 2658
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