A gorgeous code: Solving the mystery of Hyakunin Isshu

Hyakunin Isshu was not just a karuta!

"When I cry, I think of the moon and things. Is it my tears that make a face?"
This is a poem by Saigyo that was included in Hyakunin Isshu, but perhaps because it is difficult to imagine a ``kakochi face'', it is hard to feel the atmosphere, and I was wondering why Teika chose such a song. When you read this book, you will understand the reason for the selection of each poem.
There was a hidden code carefully designed by Teika!


A gorgeous code: Solving the mystery of Hyakunin Isshu
Masakichi Oda (Author)

Learn the basics of waka poetry and try reciting it!

We are holding a "Utajuku" with the goal of learning from representative classical works and being able to compose traditional "Waka" on an individual basis!

季刊誌「和歌文芸」
令和六年冬号(Amazonにて版販売中)

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