SKKS I: 68

On a folding screen in the Engi Period (901-923).

春さめのふりそめしよりあをやぎのいとのみどりぞ色まさりける

harusame no
furisomeshi yori
aoyagi no
ito no midori zo
iro masarikeru
Spring rains
First fell, staining, since then,
The lush willows’
Threads with green-
The colour darkening.

Ōshikōchi no Mitsune
凡河内躬恒

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