SKS X: 349

Composed when seeing women picking new shoots by a marsh.

賤の女がゑぐつむ澤の薄ごほりいつまでふべきわが身なるらん

sidu no me ga
wegu tumu saFa no
usugoFori
itu made Fubeki
wa ga mi naruran
The peasant girls
Pick sedge by the marsh
Whose paper-ice
Will vanish e’er long:
As, perhaps, will I.

Minamoto no Toshiyori
源俊頼

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