KKS II: 84

Composed on the cherry blossoms falling.


Fisakata no
Fikari nodokeki
Faru no Fi ni
Fana no tiruran
When the e’er lasting
Light shines gently
From the sun in springtime,
Why should, with unquiet hearts,
The blossoms scatter?

Ki no Tomonori (Fl. ?850-?904)

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