Eikyū hyakushu 162

Shade beneath the Trees (樹陰)

道のべの木のした水をむすびつつ夕かげまつぞ久しかりける

michinobe no
ko no shita mizu o
musubitsutsu
yūkage matsu zo
hisashikarikeru
At the roadside
Beneath the trees, the water
Cupping in my hand,
I await the evening shade –
It takes so long to come…

Akinaka

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