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SKKS I: 38

When he composed a fifty poem sequence for the Monk Prince Shukaku.


haru no yo no
yume no uki hashi
mine ni wakaruru
yokogumo no sora
A Spring night’s
Floating bridge of dreams
Is broken –
Split by the peaks,
The long clouds trail across the sky.

Fujiwara no Sada’ie

An image of a bridge crossing a late to mountains surrounded by clouds with the moon setting.