SKKS II: 166

Composed on wisteria among the pine trees.

みどりなる松にかゝれるふぢなれどをのがころとぞ花はさきける

midori naru
matsu ni kakareru
fuji naredo
ono ga koro to zo
hana wa sakikeru
Evergreen are
The pines, all bound by
Wisteria, yet
Only in their season
Will their blossoms bloom.

Tsurayuki
紀貫之

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