SKKS IV: 315

Composed in the conception of Tanabata at the home of the former Uji Regent and Grand Minister of State.


toshi o hete
sumubeki yado no
ike mizu wa
hoshiai no kage mo
A year has passed
And at the house where I do live, so clear
The pond waters
Show the light of meeting stars:
How familiar a sight?

Provisional Major Councillor [Fujiwara no] Naga’ie

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