Tag Archives: whitecaps

GSS X: 661

When he had not visited someone whom he had got to know for a long time, he went there, and sent this in from the gate.

住吉の松にたちよる白波のかへる折にや音は泣かるらん

sumiyosi no
matu ni tatiyoru
siranami no
kaFeru wori ni ya
ne Fa nakaruran
At Sumiyoshi, a pleasant place,
The pines are washed over
By the whitecaps;
With their retreat
Are they left rootless, weeping wails?

Mibu no Tadamine
壬生忠岑