KKS V: 273

Composed on a picture of a man making his way through chrysanthemums, going to a wizard’s palace in the moutains.


nurete Fosu
yamadi no kiku no
tuyu no ma ni
itu ka titose wo
ware Fa Fenikemu
Drying myself, drenched
On mountain paths with chrysanthemum
Dewfall, in an instant
Somehow did a thousand years
Pass me by?

The Monk Sosei

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