Yubikiri

YUBIKIRI*

No, we shall not unfollow
Through thick and thin
Come rain or shine

For we are fellow
Travellers, kith and kin
I love you, friend of mine

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* http://www.abcb.com/ency/y/yubikiri.htm

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on June 23, 2013, in Poetry, Writing and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Even though I used to watch anime day and night, picking up bits and pieces of Japanese, I still didn’t know this word. Thanks for the link! It was a great poem like always 🙂 Clever reverse structure as well. It all leads back to the beginning.

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    • “It all leads back to the beginning”

      “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” – T. S. Eliot.

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