Fuji (冨嶽三十六景).

The never-ending
in ashes

planted his roots,
one among the trees

he rests.
His thoughts

sear the sky
and leave cloud

as they speak.
The never-ending
in ashes

murmured his roots,

one among the trees.

















Woodblock print: Katsushika HOKUSAI, “Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji” (1826-1833)


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