Eikyū hyakushu 298

Ivy 蔦

はふつたのなき世なりせば松が枝にかかるもみぢの色をみましや

hau tsuta no
naki yo nariseba
matsu ga e ni
kakaru momiji no
iro o mimashi ya
If trailing ivy
Were lacking from this world,
Upon the pine branches
Hanging scarlet leaves’
Hues would I so long to see?

Tadafusa

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