Dairi no kiku awase 19

万代を菊の種とや蒔きそめて花見る毎に祈り来にける

yoroduyo wo
kiku no tane to ya
makisomete
Fana miru goto ni
inorikinikeru
“For ten thousand generations!”
Chrysanthemum seeds
I have begun to sew, and
With the sight of every bloom,
That was my fervent prayer!

19

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *