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Shukukeien
Name:Shukukeien 



 
Alternate Name:Shukukei-en 
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City:Hiroshima-shi 
State:Hiroshima-ken 
Postal Code: 
Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=34.4; long=132.45
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Designer(s):Asano family 
Contruction Date:early 17th century 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1998 
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With the south wind a gentle goddess came.
She soaked the bronze, she soaked the fountain,
She soaked the swallow's belly and its feathers of gold.
She hugged the tide, lapped the sand, drank the fish.
Secretly she soaked the temple, the bath-house, the theatre,
The confusion of her platinum lyre --
  the tongue of the goddess -- secretly.
Soaked my tongue.

  Nishiwaki Junzaburô
  trans. by Bownas and Thwaite
  20th century

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