SKS VI: 178

When a lady-in-waiting who had been with her for a long time went down to Hyūga province, she composed this as a farewell gift.

あかねさす日に向ひても思ひいでよみやこは晴れぬながらめすらむと

akane sasu
Fi ni mukaFite mo
omoFi’ide yo
miyako Fa Farenu
nagamesuramu to
Shining madder red
The sun: toward it turn
And remember-
The capital will be under cloud
And sunk in gloom.

The Ichijō In Empress [Teishi]

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