White

1.

Dandelion clocks

of my love: your frail halo

is borne on the wind. 
 

     *** 

2.

Yearning long endured

long endured: awkward curve

of a swan's maiden flight. 
 

      *** 

3.

Vestigial moon

in morning sky: haunt me now

no more, faded love. 

Translated by Bernard Adams