Kei’un Hyakushu 57

Falling leaves.

たえだえに音ぞきこゆる花ぐもりふらぬ木の葉の時雨なれども

taedae ni
oto zo kikoyuru
hana gumori
furanu ko no ha no
shigure naredomo
In fits and starts
I hear the sound:
From a cloud-blossomed sky
Falling not, yet the trees’ leaves
Are a’drizzling…

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