SKKS VI: 658

Sent to Mototoshi on a snowy morning.

つねよりもしのやのゝきぞうづもるゝけふは宮こにはつ雪やふる

tsune yori mo
shinoya no noki zo
uzumoruru
kyo wa miyako ni
hatsuyuki ya furu
It’s extraordinary?
The eaves of my bamboo-thatched hut
Are buried;
On this day in the capital,
Are the first snows falling?

The Sage Sensai

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