Eikyū hyakushu 144

Summer Grasses (夏草)


natsuyama no
susono no kusa ya
wakekuru hito no
sode no tsuyukesa
In the summer mountains,
Is it that the grasses on the skirting slopes
Seem so thick?
Parting them upon his way, a man’s
Sleeves are drenched with dew.


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