michishiba no

道芝の露におきゐる人により我が手枕の袖もかわかず

michishiba no
tsuyu ni oki’iru
hito ni yori
wa ga tamakura no
sode mo kawakazu
The roadside grasses
Dewfall
On him
Make my pillow –
His sleeve undrying.

Izumi Shikibu

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