SKKS II: 101

From a hundred-poem sequence.

はかなくてすぎにしかたをかぞふれば花にものおもふ春ぞへにける

hakanakute
suginishi kata o
kazoureba
hana ni mono’omou
haru zo henikeri
At a loss,
To times gone past
My thoughts return;
Gloomily on blossoms have I thought,
This spring gone by.

Princess Shokushi
式子内親王

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