KKS I: 36

Composed when he picked some plum blossoms.


uguFisu no
kasa ni nuFu teFu
ume no Fana
worite kazasamu
oi kakuru ya to
That the warbler
A parasol does weave, they say, so
Plum blossom
Should I pluck and wear within my hair
To hide the signs of age?

The Higashi Sanjō Minister

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