Winter Revel

Fires in the hearth roar
Warmth of companionship spreads
Friends bellow greetings
Games, gambling, and hot sake
Backgammon under the plum

Sugawara no Tokihira

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In the Forest Stands

In the forest stands
An oak tree with mighty trunk
A shelter to all
Its roots gnarled and knotted
And its branches ring’d in bronze
Sugawara no Tokihira

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