Eikyū hyakushu 151

Pinks (瞿麦)

石竹の花さくやどにいかにしてふしよき竹をませにゆはまし

tokonatsu no
hana saku yado ni
ika ni shite
fushi yoki take o
mase ni yuwamashi
A pink
Is blooming at my house,
But what am I to do?
For the pliant bamboo stems
Would I twine into a fence…

Tadafusa

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