KKS V: 310

During the Kanpyō period, when he was ordered to present an old poem, he wrote out the poem starting ‘Along the River Tatsuta/Flow scarlet leaves’ and composed this in the same spirit.


miyama yori
otikuru midu no
iro mite zo
aki Fa kagiri to
From the mountains’ heart
Tumbles water:
A glimpse at its hue and that
Autumn is done
I know, indeed.


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