Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, WINTER, by TSURAYUKI



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First Line: When falls the snow, lo! Every herb and tree
Last Line: That ne'er in spring were known upon the lea.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ki No Tsurayuki
Subject(s): Winter


When falls the snow, lo! every herb and tree
That in seclusion through the wintry hours
Long time had been held fast, breaks forth in flowers
That ne'er in spring were known upon the lea.






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