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He is referring to the poet Fujiwara no Shunzei (1114-1204).
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Claims of Aboriginal
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like a torch: I
must have gotten at least part of the image from William Witherup's
I sense a holiness here,
Then I see other blooms
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bowl of 4,000-year-old noodles: Harper’s
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