KYS IV: 276

Composed on hailstones in the deep mountains.


Fasitaka no
siraFu ni iro ya
togaFeru yama ni
arare Fururasi
For a sparrowhawk’s
White-speckled tail the colour
Might be mistaken;
In moult, upon the mountains
Hailstones fall, it seems.

Minister of the Treasury [Ōe no] Masafusa

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