Death Poem

SHORT FILM

Inspired by a Japanese poem. 

埋もれ木の

花咲くことも

なかりしに

身のなる果てぞ

悲しかりける

 

Like a rotten log 
half buried in the ground - 
my life, which 
has not flowered, comes 
to this sad end. 

 

- Minamoto Yorimasa (1104-1180)

 

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