KKS IV: 190

Composed on an occasion when people were gathered in the Thunder Court and composing poems in praise of autumn nights.


kaku bakari
osi to omoFu yo wo
nede akasuran
Fito saFe zo uki
On such a
Wonderful night,
Spent idly
Sleepless, the dawn
Pains one all the more.

Ōshikōchi no Mitsune (Fl. 898-922)

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