KKS XII: 557

Her reply:

おろかなる涙ぞそでに玉はなす我はせきあへずたきつせなれば

oroka naru
namida zo sode ni
tama Fa nasu
ware Fa sekiaFezu
tagituse nareba
How hollow
Are tears upon a sleeve
In gemlets;
For mine cannot be dammed
As a surging flood!

Ono no Komachi
小野小町

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