KKS I: 26

When he was ordered by His Majesty to present poems, he composed and offered this.


awoyagi no
ito yorikakuru
Faru simo zo
midarete hana no
The green willow
Fronds twisting,
Time and again, in spring
The ruffled flowers
Have unravelled.

Ki no Tsurayuki (Ca. 872-945)

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