Others, like Kobori-Enshiu, sought for a different effect. Enshiu said the idea of the garden path was to be found in the following verses:
‘A cluster of summer trees,
A bit of the sea,
A pale evening moon.’
It is not difficult to gather his meaning. He wished to create the attitude of a newly-awakened soul still lingering amid shadowy dreams of the past, yet bathing in the sweet unconciousness of a mellow spiritual light, and yearning for the freedom that lay in the expanse beyond.