KKS XVI: 852

After the death of the Kawara Minister of the Left (Minamoto no Tōru), Tsurayuki went to his house and, seeing a recreation of a place called Shiogama, he composed this:


kimi masade
keburi taenisi
siFogama no
ura sabisiku mo
miewataru kana
You are gone
As has the smoke
From Shiogama;
How lonely the shore now
When I gaze across it.


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