SKKS XVI: 1441

On the bush warbler.


tani fukami
haru no hikari no
yuki ni tsutsumeru
uguisu no koe
Deep within this valley
The light of spring
Comes late, so
‘Tis buried ‘neath the snow:
The bush-warbler’s song.

The Suga Posthumous Grand Minister [Sugawara no Michizane]

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