SKS X: 357

Composed on hearing the sound of the sunset bell.

夕暮は物ぞ悲しき鐘の音をあすも聞べき身とし知らねば

yuFugure Fa
mono zo kanasiki
kane no woto
asu mo kikubeki
mi to si siraneba
Evening is
Most sad;
For the bell tolls-
And if I’ll hear it on the morrow
I know not.

Izumi Shikibu
和泉式部

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