at least there is this

200-4.gif

1079. Written after thieves had broken into his hut, by Monk Ryōkan –translated by Steven D. Carter

At least the robbers
left this one thing behind —
moon in my window.

Found in Flavorwire’s 10 Great Poems You Can Memorize Today – Michelle Rafferty – April 9, 2012

(poetry diary 167, 2/3/17)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: