SKKS XI: 1010

Sent to a woman.

風ふけば室の八嶋のゆふ煙心のそらにたちにけるかな

kaze fukeba
muro no yashima no
yū keburi
kokoro no sora ni
tachinikeru kana
When the wind blows
‘cross the waters of Muro no Yashima
At eventide as smoke,
Up to the firmament of my heart,
My passion soars…

Fujiwara no Koreshige (953-989)

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