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Everyone Is Asleep

by Enomoto Seifu-jo
translated by Kenneth Rexroth

Everyone is asleep
There is nothing to come between
The moon and me.

From Women Poets of Japan, copyright © 1977 by Kenneth Rexroth and Ikuko Atsumi. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.
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