Horikawa hyakushu 496

山賤の背面に立つる蚊遣り火の下に燻りてやみぬべきかな

yamagatu no
sotomo ni taturu
kayaribi no
sita ni kuyurite
yaminubeki kana
A mountain man:
Behind him stands
A smudge fire
Drifting down –
Has he halted it, I wonder!

Kawachi, from the household of the Former Ise Virgin
前斎宮河内

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