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Uda-in uta’awase 8

Azaleas

Left

かりがねにおもひかけつつしのばなんあまつそらなるわが身なりとも

kari ga ne ni
omoikaketsutsu
shinobanan
ama tsu sora naru
wa ga mi naritomo
Upon the goose cries
Ever hang your thoughts, and
Remember, that
Within the sky-spanning heavens
I may yet be…

Sadafun
15

Right

うぐひすのこゑなつかしくなきつるはのちもこひつつしのばなむとか

uguisu no
koe natsukashiku
nakitsuru wa
nochi mo koitsutsu
shinobanamu to ka
Does the warbler’s
Song so charmingly
Ring out that
Later, ever fondly
Will he be remembered?

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Kanpyō no ōntoki kisai no miya uta’awase 54

Left

雁がねにおどろく秋のよを寒み虫のおりだす衣をぞきる

kari ga ne ni
odoroku aki no
yo o samumi
mushi no oridasu
koromo o zo kiru
The goose cries are
Startling on an autumn
Night so chill
The insects’ woven
Robes I will put on!

106[1]

Right

あき風はたがたむけとか紅葉ばをぬさにきりつつ吹きちらすらん

akikaze wa
ta ga tamuke to ka
momijiba o
nusa ni kiritsutsu
fukichirasuran
The autumn wind:
To whom does it make its offering
Of scarlet leaves?
Ever cutting them to streamers, and
Seeming to scatter them with its gusts…

107


[1] Fubokushō XII: 4881

Kanpyō no ōntoki kisai no miya uta’awase 51

Left

雁がねは風をさむみやはたおりめくだまく音のきりきりとする

kari ga ne wa
kaze o samumi ya
hataorime
kuda maku oto no
kirikiri to suru
Is it the goose cries that
Chill the wind so?
The Weaver Maid
Shuttling the weft makes
A clattering sound.

100

Right

うゑしとき花まちどほにありし菊うつろふ秋にあはんとやみし

ueshi toki
hana machidō ni
arishi kiku
utsurou aki ni
awamu to ya mishi
From planting time
Did I eagerly await
These chrysanthemums here:
That they would fade with autumn’s passing
Did I think it then…

Ōe no Chisato

101[1]


[1] Kokinshū V: 271/Shinsen man’yōshū 351/Kokin rokujō VI: 3753

Kanpyō no ōntoki kisai no miya uta’awase 47

Left

雁のねは風にきほひてわたれどもわが待つ人のことづてぞなき

kari no ne wa
kaze ni kioite
wataredomo
wa ga matsu hito no
kotozute zo naki
The goose cries
Competing with the wind
Come across, yet
From the man I’m waiting for
There is no word at all…

92

Right

大空をとりかへすとも見えなくにほしかとみゆる秋の草かな

ōzora o
torikaesu tomo
mienaku ni
hoshi ka to miyuru
aki no kusa kana
The heavens
Claimed back, they
Do not appear to be, yet
Somehow, they seem like stars:
These autumn grasses!

93

Kanpyō no ōntoki kisai no miya uta’awase 45

Left

をみなへし匂へる野辺にやどりせばあやなくあだの名をやたちなん

ominaeshi
nioeru nobe ni
yadoriseba
ayanaku ada no
na o ya tachinan
A maidenflower
Shines in the meadows, and
Should I find lodging there,
Carelessly, would fickle
Rumour arise?

Ono no Yoshiki
88

Right

秋風にさそはれ来つる雁がねの雲ゐはるかにけふぞ聞ゆる

akikaze ni
sasowarekitsuru
kari ga ne no
kumoi haruka ni
kyō zo kikoyuru
On the autumn breeze
Has come, inviting,
A goose’s cry
From among the distant clouds
Today I hear it.

89

Koresada shinnō-ke uta’awase 32

ゆめののちむなしきとこはあらじかしあきののなかもこひしかりけり

yume no nochi
munashiki toko wa
araji kashi
aki no no naka mo
koishikarikeri
After a dream of you
The emptiness of my bed
I feel not, I think, for
Amid the autumn meadows
I do love you still.

63

もみぢばのたまれるかりのなみだにはあきの月こそかげやどしけれ

momijiba no
tamareru kari no
namida ni wa
aki no tsuki koso
kage yadoshikere
The scarlet leaves
Clog the goose
Tears, where
It I the autumn moon’s
Light finds lodging.

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Koresada shinnō-ke uta’awase 12

わびひとのとしふるさとはあきのののむしのやどりのなるぞわびしき[1]

wabibito no
toshi furu sato wa
aki no no no
mushi no yadori no
naru zo wabishiki
For one sunk in sadness
In an ancient dwelling
Among the autumn fields, where
The insects take their lodging,
Their cries are more heartbreaking.

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あきのよのつゆをばつゆとおきながらかりのなみだやのべをそむらん[2]

aki no yo no
tsuyu oba tsuyu to
okinagara
kari no namida ya
nobe o somuramu
On Autumn nights
The dew as dewdrops
Falls, but,
Perhaps goose tears
Stain the fields?

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[1] This poems also appears in Fubokushō (5579), where it is attributed to Ariwara no Motokata

[2] This poem also appears in Kokinshū (V: 258) and Kokin rokujō (584). In both collections it is attributed to Mibu no Tadamine.