GSS I: 19

From among twenty poems he presented to a certain Chamberlain, wishing His Majesty to see them, during the same reign when he was serving in the Banqueting Section of the Royal Table Office and grieving that he was falling into obscurity.


iduko tomo
Faru no Fikari Fa
wakanaku ni
mada miyosino no
yama Fa yuki Furu
Everywhere should fall
The light of spring
Without exception, yet
Still in fair Yoshino’s
Mountains snow is falling.


A kuzushiji version of the poem's text
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