“Have we perhaps come over two thousand li and more?” mused Kameyama. He began to compose a linked verse:

Gliding through
Waves of clouds,
Waves of mist;
Kameyama turned to me and said, “You refused to play in the concert because of your vow, but you can certainly continue this.” [3.18]

sad girl

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From The Confessions of Lady Nijō, translated by Karen Brazell - About this site