remembering you…

like sparks

Remembering you…
The fireflies of this marsh
seem like sparks
that rise
from my body’s longing.

–┬áIzumi Shikibu –
(translated by Jane Hirshfield and Mariko Aratani)

my body's longing

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3 Responses to “remembering you…”

  1. ngenghou1962 December 28, 2012 at 2:48 am #

    your thoughts are actually more romantic than secret as what you claim to be !

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