Sanekata Shū 98

Around the Third month, I went hawking in Ōhara, and stopped on the way in a place where the cherry blossom was most beautiful; the following day I sent this to the Provisional Minor Captain.

きゞすなく大原山の櫻花かりにはあらでしばし見しかな

kigisu naku
oFoFarayama no
sakurabana
kari ni Fa arade
sibasi misi kana
Pheasants cried
In the Ôhara hills of
Cherry blossom;
Abandoning my hunt,
I, for a while, was captivated.

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