SKKS I: 40

Composed in a fifty poem sequence at the house of the Monk Prince Shukaku.


ôzora wa
mume no nioi ni
kumori mo hatenu
haru no yo no tsuki
In the firmament
The scent of plum
Is in the spreading haze;
The clouds have yet to cover
The moon on this spring night.

Fujiwara no Sada’ie

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