KKS IV: 196

Composed listening to the chirping of a cricket, having gone to a friend’s house one evening.


itaku na naki so
aki no yo no
nagaki omoFi Fa
ware zo masareru
Oh, crickets
Sing not so sadly!
For on autumn nights
Lengthy reveries
Of mine are sadder far.

Fuijwara no Tadafusa

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