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Eikyū hyakushu 247

The Ninth Day of the Ninth Month

今日ごとに菊を薬とする人は千年のなかはすぐといふなり

kyō goto ni
kiku o kusuri to
suru hito wa
chitose no naka wa
sugu to iu nari
Every year today
Chrysanthemums for medicine
Do people take, that
A thousand years together
And more will they have, they say.

Minamoto no Nakazane
源仲実