By Kenneth Rexroth
The poems are drawn mainly from the normal Manyoshu, Kokinshu and Hyakunin Isshu collections, yet there also are examplaes of haiku and different later types. The sound of the japanese texts i reproduced in Romaji script and the names of the poets within the calligraphy of Ukai Uchiyama. The translator's creation offers us simple history at the heritage and nature of eastern poetry, that's supplemented by way of notes at the person poets and an intensive bibliography.
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Rue Transnonain, le 15 Avril, 1843. ) Paris, Bibliothe`que Nationale. ” “What is it? ” “Silly. I can’t love a woman. ” I can paint—a flower eaten by a snake; that sunlight is a lie; and that markets smell of shoes and naked boys clothed, and under everything some river, some beat, some twist that clambers along the edge of my temple and bites nip-dizzy… men drive cars and paint their houses, but they are mad; men sit in barber chairs; buy hats. Corot. Recollection of Mortefontaine. ” She made a little hat and he fastened two snaps under one arm, reaching up from the bed like a long feeler from the snail, and she went to church, and he thought now I h’ve time and the dog.
Yesterday the cat walked calmly up the driveway with the mockingbird alive in its mouth, wings fanned, beautiful wings fanned and flopping, feathers parted like a woman’s legs, and the bird was no longer mocking, it was asking, it was praying but the cat striding down through centuries would not listen. I saw it crawl under a yellow car with the bird to bargain it to another place. summer was over. something’s knocking at the door a great white light dawns across the continent as we fawn over our failed traditions, often kill to preserve them or sometimes kill just to kill.
In the schoolyard the bullies ruled well, and in the restrooms and at the water fountains they owned and disowned us at will but in our own way we held strong never begged for mercy we took it straight on silently we were toughened by that horror a horror that would later serve us in good stead and then strangely as we grew stronger and bolder the bullies gradually began to back off. grammar school jr. high high school we grew up like odd neglected plants gathering nourishment where we could blossoming in time and later when the bullies tried to befriend us we turned them away.
100 Poems from the Japanese by Kenneth Rexroth