KKS IV: 227

Composed when seeing maidenflowers at Man Mountain when going to Nara to visit Archbishop Henjō.

女郎花うしと見つつぞゆきすぐるをとこ山にしたてりと思へば

wominaFesi
usi to mitutu zo
ikisuguru
otokoyama ni si
tateri to omoFeba
Oh, maidenflowers,
How cruel to see you here
While passing by;
To think that you have
Stood upon Man Mountain…

Furu no Imamichi

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