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Motojo's, a Japanese poet's Chora's wife's haiku of mourning:

  • "Ka no koe mo / kanashiki kaya no / atari kana."
  • "The drone of the mosquitoes / round the netting, too, / is sad."

Japanese Death Poems. Compiled by Yoel Hoffmann. ISBN 978-0-8048-3179-6