KKS V: 257

Composed on the occasion of a poetry competition at Prince Koresada’s house.


siratuyu no
iro Fa Fitotu wo
aki no ko no Fa wo
tidini somuran
White dewdrops
Have but one hue
So why
Are the Autumn tree leaves
Dyed in such a motley?

Fujiwara no Toshiyuki (d. ca 900)

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