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SkKS IV: 413

When he presented a Hundred Poem Sequence to Former Emperor Sutoku.

秋かぜにたなびく雲のたえまよりもれいづる月のかげのさやけさ

akikaze ni
tanabiku kumo no
taema yori
more’izuru tsuki no
kage no sayakesa
The autumn wind
Streams clouds, and
From gaps between
Leaks the moon’s
Light, so clear and bright.

Master of the Left Capital Office Akisuke

A kuzushiji version of the poem's text.
Created with Soan.

SKS IX: 337

Composed on the conception of the Song of the Everlasting Woe.

おもひかねわかれし野べをきてみればあさぢが原に秋かぜぞふく

omoFikane
wakaresi nobe wo
kitemireba
asadi ga hara ni
akikaze zo Fuku
Unable to bear my longing
To the meadows where we parted
Have I come and fixed my gaze, but
Across the cogon grass upon the plain
Indeed, the autumn wind is blowing.

Minamoto no Michinari

A kuzushiji version of the poem's text.
Created with Soan.

GSS XII: 846

Sent when her affair with Taira no Kaneki was finally coming to an end.

秋かぜの吹くにつけてもとはぬかなをぎの葉ならばおとはしてまし

akikaze no
Fuku ni tuketemo
toFanu kana
ogi no Fa naraba
woto Fa sitemasi
‘I’ve had enough!’—the autumn wind
Might reveal with a gust, but
It pays no visit here!
Were I a frond of silver grass
A rustle I would have it make.

Nakatsukasa

A kuzushiiji version of the poem's text.
Created with Soan.

GSIS IX: 518

Composed at the Shirakawa Barrier, when he had gone to Michinoku.

宮こをばかすみとともにたちしかどあきかぜぞ吹くしらかはのせき

miyako woba
kasumi to tomo ni
tatisikado
akikaze zo Fuku
sirakaFa no seki
From the capital
Together with the haze
Did I depart, yet
The autumn wind, indeed, is blowing
At the Barrier of Shirakawa!

Monk Nōin

A kuzushiji version of the poem's text.
Created with Soan.

SIS XVII: 1112

For a folding screen at the residence of Major Captain of the Right Sadakuni.

住の江の松を秋かぜ吹くからにこゑうちそふる興つしらなみ

suminoe no
matu wo akikaze
Fuku kara ni
kowe utisoFuru
oki tu siranami
When through Suminoe’s
Pines the autumn wind
Does blow,
Draped are they by the roar of
Whitecaps in the offing.

Mitsune

A kuzushiji version of the poem's text.
Created with Soan.
An AI generated image of pine trees on a beach with waves breaking.

KYS III: 173

Composed on the topic of ‘autumn wind at a hut in the fields’, when he had gone with various people to Lord Morokata’s residence at Unozu.

ゆふさればかどたのいなばおとづれてあしのまろやにあきかぜぞ吹く

yū sareba
kadota no inaba
otozurete
ashi no maroya ni
akikaze zo fuku
When the evening comes
The rice-seedling fronds before my door
Sound out—
Around this reed-roofed hut
The autumn wind is blowing.

Middle Councellor Tsunenobu

A kuzushiji version of the poem's text.
Created with Soan.

Hon’in sadaijin-ke uta’awase 03

Karukaya

Left

しらつゆにいろかはりゆくかるかやのほにいでてあきをあはれとぞ思ふ

shiratsuyu ni
iro kawariyuku
karukaya no
ho ni idete aki o
aware to zo omou
With silver dewfall
The hues do change
Of the pampas grass—
Fronds emerge and autumn’s
Sorrow I keenly feel.

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Right

よそめにはこともやすらにかるかやをなど秋風のふきみだるらん

yosome ni wa
koto mo yasura ni
karukaya o
nado akikaze no
fukimidaruran
When glanced at
So peaceful is
The pampas grass, so
Why might the autumn wind
Blow it to such confusion?

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Teishi-in ominaeshi uta’awase 19

なにしおへばあはれとおもふををみなへしたれをうしとかまだきうつろふ

na ni shi oeba
aware to omou o
ominaeshi
tare o ushi to ka
madaki utsurou
Bearing such a name,
She is dear, indeed, I feel, that
Maidenflower, but
Who is it that she does despise so,
That she fades so swiftly?

Mareyo
37

ちるはるをみなへしはなはあき風のふかむことをばくるしからじな

chiru haru o
mina heshi hana wa
akikaze no
fukamu koto oba
kurushikaraji na
Scattered in springtime
Have all the blossoms, so
When the autumn wind
Begins to blow
She suffers not, I think…

Motoyuki
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