Eikyū hyakushu 254

Autumn Nights 秋夜

まろねする長月の夜の久しさは鴫なきぬとてたのまれもせず

maronesuru
nagatsuki no yo no
hisashisa wa
shigi nakinu tote
tanomare mo sezu
Tossing in fitful sleep,
A night in the Longest Month
Does last forever:
A snipe cried out, I thought,
Quite unexpectedly.

Nakazane

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