SKKS XI: 1007

His reply:

わがおもひそらのけぶりとなりぬれば雲井ながらもなをたづねてん

wa ga omoi
sora no keburi to
narinureba
kumoi nagara mo
nao tazuneten
My thought are flames,
As sky-soaring smoke
Have they become, so
Though they be among the clouds,
Yet I will ask again.

Chūgi-Kō [Fujiwara no Kanemichi]

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