SKKS XVI: 1557

On the moon by the sea, from the Poetry Office Poetry Contest.

もしほくむ袖の月かげをのづからよそにあかさぬすまのうら人

moshio kumu
sode no tsuki kage
onozu kara
yoso ni akasanu
suma no urabito
Scooping seaweed-salt,
The moonlight on my sleeves
Naturally
Does not brighten the distant
Folk on Suma beach.

Sada’ie
定家

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