Thursday, October 16, 2008

#22 Fun'ya no Yasuhide


Fun'ya no Yasuhide

Fuku kara ni
Aki no kusaki no
Shiorureba
Mube yama kaze o
Arashi to iuran


Fun'ya no Yasuhide

It is by its breath
That autumn's leaves of trees and grass
Are wasted and driven.
So they call this mountain wind
The wild one, the destroyer.


(comment)
kanji-symbol "嵐"(storm) is made up from the element for "山"(mountain) and "風"(wind).

5 comments:

Melanie Gray Augustin said...

These are amazing pieces of work!

Sherry said...

Nobu,hi friend,
I want to extend an award of blog friends forever to you. On my sidebar is an award, and I have chosen 5 to pass it to, you are one. It looks like a credit card..

Thank you Nobu for being my dear friend,
Sherry

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Hyde DP said...

the mountain wind the destroyer - this is a very expressive tanka.

Sherry said...

I love saying these words in Japanese, it is art for my tongue.