SKKS XII: 1143

Composed on the spirit of unrequited love.


ukimi o ba
ware dani itou
itoe tada
so o dani onaji
kokoro o omowan
A wretch am I-
If only you’d despise me
For in that despite alone
As one would be
Our hearts, I feel.

Master of the Dowager Empress’ Household Office Toshinari

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