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My Tanka Written in Japanese

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KUSANOYAMATHE GRASS MOUNTAINS
MIDORISAN
YAKIMOCHIOTABE
AKAIHANA
HIRAKEBAMUSHIA
TSUINATSUNINARE
On the Green Mountain
We eat fried mochi
If a red flower blooms
insects will buzz. It is
suddenly becoming summer.

Miss Midori
You injested jealousy
the red flower,
if it blooms
It will be a hot and humid summer.
KOIOMOI
NAMIDANINARUGA
KOKOROZASHI
NIAIOMEZASU
MONO'WA'MAKENAI
Thoughts/(The weight) of love (koi)
become tears, but
the one who sets his ambition
and sets their goal of their eyes
on love (ai) will not fail.
DEPU SUPASU 9DEEP SPACE 9
MAKKURANA
PIKAPIKAHIKARU
HOSHIINOME
KONOYONOUMINI
OSAERUNAMIDA.
There is complete darkness
in the brightly twinkling
eye of desire
On the ocean of this world
We push against the waves.
OTONANOCHISHIKIWISDOM OF GROWNUPS
IROKENONEE
YAMATANOOROCHI
TAISETSUNI
MIMIOSUMASEBA
TOTOROTOYUMENI
The unattractive
8 headed dragon
Very delicately
if you listen carefully
goes with Totoro in dreams.
HATSUNOAKITHE START OF FALL
AKATOAO
KIIRO(WA/HA)SUGU
MIEMASUGA
CHYAIRONANEKOWA
MOUKIKOENAI
Green, Red and Yellow
are already seen as
the leaves of fall.
Alas the Tea-Leaf tinged cat
can no longer be heard.
RINDA. AI YULINDA I. YU
KONOYORUWA
YUMERASHIITABI
YAMASHINANI
TOMOTOKAERUTO
NIKONIKOKOKORO
Tis Night.
a Dreamy Journey.
Together as Friends,
Returning to Yamashina,
The Heart smiles.
AKIYASUMI FALL BREAK
JITENSYADE
MATSURIYAJINJYA
MARUZENMO
TERAYAMANGADE
HATARAKIBACHIDA
A Journey by bicycle
to shrines and parades
and even to bookstores
makes one a hardened worker
of comics and Buddhist temples.
MABOROSHINO
NAGARURUAMEWA
KONOMACHINO
KIYOMENOTAMEKA.
YAKUWARIARUKA.
Is the dreamlike
continuing rain
meant to purify
this village?
Does it have a purpose?

Is the dreamlike
everlasting god of rain
meaning to purify
this village?
Does she/he have a purpose?

Is the dreamlike
continuing rain
going to purify
my long wait?
Does this have a purpose?

Is the dreamlike
continuing rain
going to purify
my liking of "chi"?
Does this serve a purpose?
IMAKIMINOMENISUBETEWOKAGAYAKASU.NOW TO YOUR EYES EVERYTHING BECOMES BRIGHT
KONOYOKARA
DEGUCHIWAARUYO
KAGAYAITE
KUROKUYUKINOSHITA
SENSUIKANZO
SASAMEAME
MIRAITOWA
KAKOTOONAJINI
KIETEYUKU
ARASHINOKUMOMO
KAENAGARAKURU
The storm cloud also
(just like the past,
as well as the future
vanish away)
and while coming, they change.
8/7/978/7/97
MUSHIATSUI
WAKARENONAMIDA
FURITUTUDE
FUTAGONOKUNIMO
GATTAIDEKINU.
Tis the sultriness of summer
to the precipitates of rain
that as the twin states
which trying to join together
are by tears put asunder.
9/19/979/19/97
AKIKAZEDE
OCHITEIRUNO(HA/WA)
KAMEHAMEHA
NOUZUNONAKADE
SAKURAFUBUKIDA.
TENNOHOSHI
KARANOHIZASHIWA
YORUNOKUMO
WOTOOSHITEYUKI
NIHIMITSUNANEJI
KOIAJITSUKENABElove-flavored sukiyaki
FUYUNONABE
UDONTOGYOZA
WOTABETAGO
CHICHINONEMURIDE
TAMGOGAJYAMAZO
BUSHITSUKARASEISHINMADE...From matter to spirit.
SUSHIWATADA
OPERAMOMURYOU
CHOKOMOTADA
KIMUCHIWATAKAI
AIWAIKIGAI