Miscellaneous 88

Left (Tie).


miyako idete
asa tatsu yama no
tamuke yori
tsuyu okitomenu
akikaze zo fuku
Leaving the Capital,
Departing with the morn, mountain
Made offerings, are
Stripped of dewdrops, by
The gusting Autumn wind.


Right (Tie).


tabibito no
sode fukikaesu
akikaze ni
yūhi ni sabishiki
yama no kakehashi
A traveller’s
Sleeves turned inside-out
By the autumn wind:
Desolate in the evening sunlight,
A span between the mountain crags…


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