SZS XI: 693

Composed as a poem in the conception of hidden Love for a hundred poem sequence when the Regent [Fujiwara no Kanezane] was Minister of the Right.


asamasi ya
wosaFuru sode no
sita kuguru
namida no suwe wo
Fito ya mituran
How pitiless!
From my restraining sleeves,
Beneath and through, slip
Tears-whither bound,
I wonder if she knows?

Former Provisional Master of the Right Capital Office [Minamoto no] Yorimasa

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