GSS II: 49

Composed going to Mt Furu in Yamato.

いその神ふるの山べの櫻花うへけむ時を知る人ぞなき

iso no kami
Furu no yamabe no
sakurabana
uFekemu toki wo
siru Fito zo naki
In Iso no Kami
Around ancient Furu Mountain
Are cherry blossoms:
When they were planted,
No man knows.

Archbishop Henjō (d. 890)
僧正遍照

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