ki no ha chiru

On the leaves on the trees: thinking to see the autumn leaves on the cherry trees at the end of autumn, he went deep into Yoshino; on resting on his cane a moment, feet hurting in his straw sandals:


ki no ha chiru
sakura wa karushi
hinoki gasa
All the leaves have fallen and
The cherries seem insubstantial
As my cypress umbrella.


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