SKKS XVI: 1561

From the poetry contest in 1500 rounds.


aki no niwa koso
aware nare
mashite kienan
tsuyu no yûgure
All unkempt and overgrown
Is this autumn garden, yet
It moves me so–
Just about to vanish
Is the dew this evening.

Master of the Dowager Empress’ Household Office Toshinari

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