Tuesday Poem – Thread of Pearls by Lady Ise

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Thread of Pearls

Hanging from the branches
Of a green willow tree,
The spring rain
Is a
Thread of pearls.

Lady Ise (Ise no miyasudokoro, c. 875 – c. 938) was a Japanese poet in the Imperial court.

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