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An old courtyard
In the afternoon.
Copper carp swimming lazily,
A faint toneless hissing echo of rain
That tears at my heart.
John Gould Fletcher offers a brief history of Japanese poetry, as well
as a short, yet vivid, compilation of his own Japanese-inspired poems.
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