Fulfilment – Literary


Teresa Guilleumes / Neus Forcano / Sònia Moll


A Girl with Tangled Hair (Midaregami, translated by Jane Reichhold and Michiko Kobayashi, 2003. Author:Yosano Akiko

Introductory remarks:

“Your hands on my shoulders”: Crossing Boundaries through Short Poetic Forms.


Yesterday now seems

a worlda thousand years ago…

or more.

But your hands on my shoulders

Ah! Those I can still feel.

YOSANO AKIKO, Midaregami (translated by Laurel L. Rodd)