The Night Crane

It has snowed tonight.
The land is untouched again.
I watch from a bridge
the night crane in the river
call out it's mate for dancing.

Image: Kii Province: Wakanoura Bay (Kii, Wakanoura), from the series “Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces (Rokujuyoshu meisho zue)”

Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川 広重
Japanese, 1797-1858

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