SKKS XVIII: 1759

On the spirit of reminiscence, at the Poetry Office.

君がよにあはずはなにを玉のをのながくとまではおしまれじ身を

kimi ga yo ni
awazu wa nani o
tama no o no
nagaku tomade wa
oshimareji mi o
If with your reign
I am not to meet, for what should
My jewelled belt of life
Stretch on and on,
Without a care?

Sada’ie
定家

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