Sanekata Shū 117

When I went to the same place on the first day of the Tenth Month, Middle Captain Michitsuna had been there since dawn; as expected, I saw him in summer clothes.


mi ni tikaki
na wo tanomu tomo
kinoFu kikaFete
Light upon the skin
It is, ’tis said, yet
Your summer garb
Had you but changed yesterday, and
Come – O, how much better…

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