ShKKS XII: 1194

A poem from the Poetry Contest held by the Dowager Empress during the Reign of the Kanpyō Emperor.


akiyama ni
koisuru shika no
koe tatete
naki zo shinubeki
kimi ga konu yo wa
In the autumn mountains
A loving stag
Cries out,
I could die from weeping
On nights you fail to come to call…


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