SKKS XV: 1389

From the Poetry Contest in 1500 Rounds.


aware nari
utatane ni nomi
mishi yume no
nagaki omoi ni
’Tis sad, indeed!
Just in fitful doze
A dream I glimpsed, yet
In long thoughts of love
Am I entangled.

Master of the Dowager Empress’ Household Office Toshinari

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