Gō no sochi-shū 156

On the shape of a pine tree floating in the pond at the Asuka Mansion.


ikemizu ni
matsu no midori o
utsushite zo
chitose no kage mo
iro masarikeru
In the pond’s waters
The pine trees’ green
Is reflected;
The face of a thousand years in
Superlative hues!

Ōe no Masafusa

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