SKKS III: 189

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夏草はしげりにけれどほとゝぎすなどわがやどに一聲もせぬ

natsu kusa wa
shigerinikeredo
hototogisu
nado wa ga yado ni
hito koe mo senu
The summer grasses
Have grown lush and thick, yet,
O, cuckoo
Why at my home
Do you not give a single call?

The Engi Emperor (Daigo) (885-930; r. 897-930)

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