Category Archives: Izumi Shikibu

After the Moon Comes Up

After the Moon Comes Up I thought to pick the flower of forgetting for myself, but I found it already growing in his heart. —Ono no Komachi, from The Ink Dark Moon translations by Jane Hirshfield and Mariko Aratani With … Continue reading

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