The Ink Dark Moon (Paperback)
Love Poems by Ono No Komachi and Izumi Shikibu, Women of the Ancient Court of Japan (Vintage Classics)
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.