SKKS XVI: 1510

When he presented a hundred poem sequence to retired Emperor Sutoku.


ika ni shite
sode ni hikari no
kumoi no tsuki wa
hedateteshi mi o
O, why
Should the light upon my sleeves
Find lodging?
For the cloud-dwelling moon
Is far from me now…

Master of the Dowager Empress’ Household Office Toshinari

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