KKS XII: 561

A poem composed at a competition held by Her Majesty, the Empress during the Kampyô era (889-898).


yowi no ma mo
Fakanaku miyuru
natumusi ni
koFi mo suru kana
In the evening
How sad seem
The moths in their
Disastrous confusion;
My love does as much to me and more.

Ki no Tomonori

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