Yosano Akiko

November 8, 2006

Mariposa

Elly Simmons

 

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Are you still longing,
seeking what is beautiful,
what is decent and true?
Here is my hand, this flower,
my love, is shockingly red.

 

 Yosano Akiko

 

 

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Woman 8

Anwar Hossain

 

 

From: The Erotic Spirity An Anthology of Poems of Sensuality, Love, and Longing

Editor: Sam Hamill

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