SKKS VI: 594

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

霜こほる袖にもかげはのこりけりつゆよりなれしありあけの月

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

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

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