GSIS XI: 611

Composed in place of a man, on first visiting a lady.


obomeku na
tare to mo nakute
yoFiyoFi ni
yume ni miekemu
ware zo sono Fito
Don’t pretend!
You know not who, yet
Every night
He is in your dreams.
That man is I, of course!

Izumi Shikibu

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