Spring sunset

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Compliments of PoetrySoup. Can anyone tell me if the language at the beginning is Japanese and if the English at the bottom is a translation? I like that it is a positive poem about sunset.

Growing Contentment

No ryokucha
Urara ka na shunsho
Kamo suiei
Utsukushi yuyake
Kansha kimochi
Kokoro michitari
Yorokobashi
Kaori takai hana
No wa kami no niwa

Hanka

Kono shunkan ni
Imi o motomete
Fuyu sekai no
Kantan'na kotode wa
Shin'en'na fukyu shinri

Green tea
Balmy spring evening
Duck swimming
Beautiful sunset
Gratitude
Contented mind
Joyful
Fragrant flowers
The garden of God

Envoi

In this moment
Seeking for meaning
Of the floating world
In simple things
Profound timeless truth

Copyright © Michael Spangle | Year Posted 2016

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