Sanekata Shū 116

On returning from a certain place when it was late at night.

竹の葉に玉ぬく露にあらねどもまだ夜をこめて起きにけるかな

take no Fa ni
tama nuku tuyu ni
aranedomo
mada yo wo komete
wokinikeru kana
Upon the bamboo leaves,
Dewdrops, like threaded jewels
Are there none, yet
Still within the bounds of night
Have I arisen.

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