SKKS XI: 1003

To a woman, at sometime or other.

から衣袖に人めはつゝめどもこぼるゝものは涙なりけり

kara koromo
sode ni hitome wa
tsutsumedomo
koboruru mono wa
namida narikeri
Behind my Cathay robes’
Sleeves, my eyes
Are hidden, yet
Overflowing
Are my tears.

Kentoku Kō [Fujiwara no Koresada] (924-972)

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