GSS VI: 325

The Night of the Fifteenth of the Eighth Month

いつとても月見ぬ秋はなきものをわきて今夜のめづらしきかな

itu tote mo
tuki minu aki Fa
naki mono wo
wakite koyoFi no
medurasiki kana
When is there
An autumn without gazing on the moon?
Never, but
On considering, tonight
It is rare, indeed!

Fujiwara no Masatada

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