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Eikyū hyakushu 427

Hidden Love

知らしかし言ひし出でねはかくばかり忍ぶる恋に身を焦がすとは

shirashikashi
iishi ideneba
kaku bakari
shinoburu koi ni
mi o kogasu to wa
I would tell him
But burst not out in speech, so
As ever
With love’s secret fires
Is my body scorched.

Higo, from the Residence of the Kyōgoku Regent
京極関白家肥後