Murasaki Shikibu (c. 11th century)
“When the clouds to me seem always to be the smoke that rose from her pyre,
how fondly I rest my eyes on the evening sky.”
- From The Tale of Genji (chapter 4) by Murasaki Shikibu, translated by Royall Tyler (Penguin Classics edition, 2003). The background photo is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0 (CC 3.0).