KKS I: 4

A poem on the beginning of Spring by the Nijō Empress.

雪の内に春はきにけりうぐひすのこほれる涙今やとくらむ

yuki no uti ni
Faru Fa kinkeri
uguFisu no
koForeru namida
ima ya tokuramu
There’s still snow
Yet spring is here
The warbler’s
Frozen tears
May be melting even now.

Empress Kōshi

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