Eikyū hyakushu 168

Shade beneath the Trees (樹陰)

あづさ弓まだ行末ははるけきにけふも木かげに日をくらしつつ

azusayumi
mada yukusue wa
harukeki ni
kyō mo kokage ni
hi o kurashitsutsu
A catalpa bow:
The future yet lies
Far away, but
Today, too, within trees’ shade
Shall I spend the entire day…

Daishin

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