SKKS XX: 1976

His reply:

たちいらで雲まをわけし月かげはまたぬけしきやそらにみえけん

tachi irade
kumoma o wakeshi
tsuki kage wa
matanu keshiki ya
sora ni mieken
Not entering in, but
Passing ‘tween the clouds,
The moonlight,
That you had failed to wait,
Saw from the skies, perhaps?

The Monk Saigyō
西行

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