Read up; part 31. 


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.

 
-N

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