SKKS II: 126

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ながむとて花にもいたくなれぬればちるわかれこそかなしかりけれ

nagamu tote
hana ni mo itaku
narenureba
chiru wakare koso
kanashikarikere
My melancholy gaze
Upon the flowers has brought a pain
Most familiar, so
This falling parting is more full
Of sorrow still.

The Monk Saigyō

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