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SKKS X: 976

A travel poem, included in a hundred poem sequence he composed, lamenting his fate.

世中は憂きふししげし篠原や旅にしあれば妹夢に見ゆ

yo no naka wa
ukifushi shigeshi
shinohara ya
tabi ni shi areba
imo mo yume miyu
This world of ours
Is lush with misery;
To Shinohara
Am I gone a’travelling, where
I glimpse my darling in my dreams…

Fujiwara no Shunzei
藤原俊成

Bunji roku nen nyōgo judai waka 129

日数ゆく野原篠原夏深し分入る袖の露の草摺

hikazu yuku
nohara shinohara
natsu fukashi
wake’iru sode no
tsuyu no kusazuri
The days go by, and
Upon the plains and bamboo groves
Summer lies deep;
Sleeves forging through are
Dyed by dewy grasses.

Fujiwara no Shunzei
藤原俊成