BD. Edmund Blunden

143. Japan Beautiful. Chûgoku shimbun, 3 March 1961, p. 9.

  Reprinted in Hong Kong House and A Tribute from Japan.  

Praises the natural beauty of Japan, from ‘Fuji’s lordship’ to the ‘strange northern lakes’, ‘temples too sublime / for sketches’, and so on. Includes a probable reference to the Ainu in lines 15 and 16. Reprinted in 144 and 165.









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