The Ink Dark Moon (Paperback)

Love Poems by Ono No Komachi and Izumi Shikibu, Women of the Ancient Court of Japan (Vintage Classics)

By Ono No Komachi, Izumi Shikibu, Jane Hirshfield (Translator)

Vintage, 9780679729587, 240pp.

Publication Date: October 3, 1990



These translated poems were written by 2 ladies of the Heian court of Japan between the ninth and eleventh centuries A.D. The poems speak intimately of their authors' sexual longing, fulfillment and disillusionment.