GSS III: 123

On the road, on a profusion of blossom around the Third Month.


wori tureba
tabusa ni kegaru
miyo no Fotoke ni
Fana tatematuru
Were I to pluck one,
My hand would besmirch it, so
As they stand
To the Three Worlds’ Buddhas
I’ll proffer these flowers.

Archbishop Henjō

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