SKKS XVII: 1677

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山がつのかたをかゝけてしむる野のさかひにたてる玉のを柳

yamagatsu no
kataoka kakete
shimuru no no
sakai ni tateru
tama no oyanagi
Dwelling in the mountains,
The foothills’ slopes
Are taken up with meadows,
And standing at their edge,
Hung around with jewelled cords, a willow tree.

The Monk Saigyō
西行

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