Category Archives: Suma

isezima ya

伊勢嶋や潮干の潟にあさりてもいふかひなきはわが身なりけり

isezima ya
siFoFi no kata ni
asaritemo
iFukaFinaki Fa
wagami narikeri
At the Isle of Ise,
Upon the tide-revealed sands
I gather shellfish, yet
To no avail:
That is my sorry lot!

Suma, Genji monogatari
須磨、源氏物語

yamagatu no

山がつの庵に焚けるしばしばも物問ひ來なむ戀ふる里人

yamagatu no
iFori ni takeru
sibasiba mo
monotoFikonamu
koFuru satobito
The mountain folk
Within their huts kindle
Firewood ever;
How I would that I could ask after
My distant love…

Suma, Genji Monogatari
須磨、源氏物語