Sanekata Shū 32

His response, on departure:

おそくとも開くこそ憂けれ玉くしげあな恨めしの浦島の子や

osoku tomo
aku koso ukere
tamakusige
ana uramesi no
urasima no ko ya
’Tis late and
To open it would bring only grief:
This jewelled box;
O, how regretful now
Is the lad from Urashima.

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