KKS XII: 569

A poem from the Poetry Contest held by the Empress Dowager during the Reign of the Kanpyō Emperor.


siFite wasuremu to
yume teFu mono zo
Fito danome naru
I suffered, so
To make myself forget you
I did think, yet
Dreams are such that
They raise one’s hopes…

Fujiwara no Okikaze

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