SKS X: 356

Composed when thinking that the world was a fleeting place.

かくしつゝ今はとならむ時にこそ悔しき事のかひもなからめ

kakusitutu
ima Fa to naramu
toki ni koso
kuyasiki koto no
kaFi mo nakarame
Going on like this –
Thinking that the end is nigh;
At such times
Repenting is
Quite pointless.

Retired Emperor Kazan

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