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December 18, 2009

5,000 Years of Japanese Art: Treasures from the Packard Collection
December 17, 2009–June 6, 2010
The Sackler Wing Galleries for the Arts of Japan
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC


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  1. December 18, 2009 4:40 pm

    The depths of the hearts
    Of humankind cannot be known.
    But in my birthplace
    The plum blossoms smell the same
    As in the years gone by.

    Ki no Tsurayuki

  2. December 18, 2009 5:02 pm

    For white plum blossoms,
    the time has come for day to break.

    Buson’s last hokku

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