SKS X: 402

In the spring of the year after Ōe no Masahira died, she composed this on seeing the blossoms.


kozo no Faru
tiri ni si Fana mo
aFare wakare no
Last year’s Spring’s
Fallen flowers
Are in bloom again;
Our painful parting,
If only it were so too…

Akazome Emon

An AI generated image of a gravestone beneath a flowering cherry tree surrounded by scattered blossom.
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A kuzushiji version of the poem's text.
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