KKS V: 264

A poem from the poetry competition held by Her Majesty, the Empress, in the Kanpyō period.

散らねどもかねてぞおしきもみぢ葉は今は限の色と見つれば

tiranedomo
kanete zo osiki
momodiba Fa
ima Fa kagiri no
iro to mitureba
Not fallen yet
Even now is there something to regret
In the scarlet autumn leaves,
For already the utmost of
Their hues do I see, so…

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