Ise Shū 20

Her reply:

年經ぬること思はずは浜千鳥ふみとめてだに見べきものかは

tosi Fenuru
koto omoFazu Fa
Fama tidori
Fumitomete dani
mibeki mono ka Fa
That years have passed,
You did not think, and
Plovers on the beach
Have ceased to tread – and that’s all
That I can see!

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