SKKS VI: 594

On the moon at dawn, during the Kasuga Poetry Contest:


shio kôru
sode ni mo kage wa
tsuyu yori nareshi
ariake no tsuki
From frost frozen
Sleeves, your glitter
Accustomed to rising from dewdrops,
O, daybreak moon.

Commander of the Bodyguards of the Right [Minamoto no] Michitomo (1171-1227)

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