KKS VI: 342

When His Majesty commanded him to submit a poem, he composed this and offered it.


yuku tosi no
wosiku mo aru ka na
miru kage saFe ni
kurenu to omoFeba
The parting year
Fills me with regret
For in a clear glass
All I see are signs
Of my own passing.

Ki no Tsurayuki

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