KKS III: 163

Composed on hearing a cuckoo calling from a place where he had lived before.

むかしべや今もこひしき郭公ふるさとにしもなきてきつらむ

mukasiFe ya
ima mo koFisiki
Fototogisu
Furusato ni si mo
nakite kituramu
What was once,
Is it still so dear?
For the cuckoo
To the home of yesteryear
Has come to sing.

Tadamine
忠岑

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *