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SIS II: 116

For a poetry contest at Sadafun’s house.

郭公をちかへりなけうなゐこがうちたれがみの五月雨の空

Fototogisu
otikaFerinake
unawiko ga
utitaregami no
samidare no sora
A cuckoo
Calls again and again;
A child’s shoulder-brushing
Hair dangling down:
A summer shower fills the skies.

Ōshikōchi no Mitsune