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Poem - Isamu Yoshii's Poem & Rose

A rose from my death metal hubby & a hand written poem from my grandmother

Did you have a happy Valentine's day?
”墨を磨り 麻紙展
べて 何を書かむ

-- 吉井勇

My ink is ready, paper on the desk,
what shall I write,

for the first stroke, 
a love poem is nonsense.

-- Isamu Yoshii   
(Translated by Naoko Fujimoto)  

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