Faith is the pierless bridge supporting what we see unto the scene we do not. Emily Dickinson

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Japanese poem by Lady Koshikibu

from Ogura 100 poems (early 13th century)

大江山 いく野の道の 遠ければ まだふみもみず 天の橋立

By One Mountain / The road to Ikuno is far away, / And neither have I beheld / Nor crossed its bridge of heaven. .

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