MYS IV: 497

いにしへにありけむ人も我がごとか妹に戀ひつつ寐ねかてずけむ

inisipe ni
arikemu pitö mo
wa ga götö ka
imo ni kopitutu
inekatezukemu
So long ago,
Did those folk too,
As I,
Longing for their darlings
Find sleep was beyond them?

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