Fubokushō XII: 4881

A poem from the Poetry Contest held by the Empress Dowager during the Reign of the Kanpyō Emperor.


kari ga ne ni
odoroku aki no
yo o samumi
mushi no oridasu
koromo o zo kiru
The goose cries are
Startling on an autumn
Night so chill
The insects’ woven
Robes I will put on!


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