Naked by Oguma Hideo (裸体 / 小熊秀雄)

All right, everyone, come on out
Come out and be naked
Come and join with me
And let’s dance together naked!
   ×
In the dark red moonlit streets
Let’s dance away our memories
Dance them away
And sleep like the dead on the evening dew
   ×
See our envious nudity!
See our crazed dancing!
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Dance, dance, dance our cares away
Hee hee!
Let’s while away the hours
And sleep together in the grass . . .

さあみんな出て来い
裸ででゝこい
そして俺といつしよに
裸踊りをやらうよ
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この真赤な月の出た街で
おもひきり踊りぬいて
踊りぬいて
死んだやうに夜露にねむらう
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このうらやましい裸を見て呉れ
この狂はしい踊りをみてくれ
   ×
踊つて踊つて踊りぬいて
フフ
ペンパン[#「ペンパン」に「ベンベン」の注記]草の根もとに
みんなで仲よくねむらう……

NOTES:

Oguma Hideo (1901-1940) was a Japanese poet, critic, children’s writer and manga author.

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