Kanpyō no ōntoki kisai no miya uta’awase 49

Left

ちらねどもかねてぞをしき紅葉ばは今はかぎりの色とみつれば

chiranedomo
kanete zo oshiki
momijiba wa
ima wa kagiri no
iro to mitsureba
Not fallen yet
Even now is there something to regret
In the scarlet autumn leaves,
For already the utmost of
Their hues do I see, so…

96[1]

Right

白波に秋の木のはのうかべるはあまのながせる舟かとぞ見る

shiranami ni
aki no ko no ha no
ukaberu o
ama no nagaseru
fune ka to zo miru
Atop the whitecaps
Autumn leaves
Float as
Divers’ drifting
Boats seeming.

97[2]


[1] Kokinshū V: 264/Shinsen man’yōshū 105.

[2] Kokinshū V: 301, attributed to Fujiwara no Okikaze/Kokin rokujō III: 1825, attributed to Kiyowara no Fukayabu.

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