SKKS VI: 667

On the sound of snow in the middle of the night.


nezame no toko ni
kikoyu nari
magaki no take no
yuki no shitaore
No hint of dawn, yet
Awakened in my bed
I hear it:
Bamboo against the lattice fence,
Boughs breaking in the snow.

Minister of Punishments [Fujiwara no] Norikane

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