Moriya Sen’an Poems
We are creating these pages to serves as a list of poems by Moriya Sen’an as we carry out more research, as well as the numerous translations these poems have in English.
We will group them into the literature they comes from.
Should we not known where they come from yet, you will find them under the sub-heading ‘Unsure Location.’
|Japanese text||Romanized Japanese||English translation|
sakaya no kame no
shita ni ikeyo
moshi ya shizuku no
mori ya sen nan
|Bury me when I die|
beneath a wine barrel
in a tavern.
the cask will leak.
1. Hoffman, Y. (1986) ”Japanese Death Poems: Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge of Death”. Tuttle Publishing.
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