KKS IV: 213

Composed on hearing the cries of the geese.

うき事を思ひつらねてかりがねのなきこそわたれ秋のよなよな

uki koto wo
omoFituranete
kari ga ne no
naki koso watare
aki no yonayona
Downcast thoughts
Flow on and on, and
The goose calls
Crying
, drifting across,
Autumn night after night.

Ōshikōchi no Mitsune (Fl. 898-922)
凡河内躬恒

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