Late Spring・晩春

Poetic Name (Mei)

銘 

Description / source poetry


Rock Azalea

岩躑躅

Iwa Tsutsuji

"Blossoming through rock, Mt Tokiwa azaleas reveal my true love - My stone lips speak his name not, while my heart longs for him in flowers"

- from the 古今集 Kokinshū.

 

「岩躑躅」"Rock Azalea" (iwa tsutsuji).

「思ひ出づる常磐の山の岩つつじ、言はねばこそあれ恋しきものを」

 


Air Perfumed 'Spring'

薫風

Kunpū

Towards the end of spring, the green foliage of the mountains and trees around town glistens in the warm sunshine. ‘Kunpū’ is the early summer breeze that carries the sweet, fresh fragrances of the vibrant foliage.

Image: @minenomatsu




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Adam Sōmu Wojciński, 2018 

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