SKKS VIII: 820

At a time when she was saddened by the fleeting nature of the world while looking at some pictures of named places in Michinoku.

見し人のけぶりになりしゆふべより名ぞむつましきしほがまのうら

mishi hito no
keburi ni narishi
yûbe yori
na zo mutsumashiki
shiogama no ura
Him, I saw,
Turn into smoke, and
Since that evening,
The name fills me with fond thoughts:
The bay at Shiogama.

Murasaki Shikibu
紫式部

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