SKKS IV: 313

From the Tsukinami folding screen of the Engi Period (901- 923).


ōzora o
ware mo nagamete
hikoboshi no
tsuma matsu yo sae
hitori ka mo nen
On the heavens
I, too, turn my gaze,
As does the Herd Boy:
Until the night he awaits his bride
Must I sleep alone?

Ki no Tsurayuki

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