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Takuboku Tanka #2

東海の小島の磯の白砂に
われ泣きぬれて
蟹とたはむる

On this small Pacific isle’s coast
on the rocky shore’s white sand,
I’m wet with tears;
I play with a crab.

Nick Giampietro

Nick Giampietro

Nick graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Japanese Literature and a minor in English, and works as a Software Engineer in Portland. He lives with his wife and dog-of-a-cat.

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