KKS XV: 809

A poem from the Poetry Contest held by the Empress Dowager during the reign of the Kanpyō emperor.


turenaki wo
ima Fa koFizi to
kokoro yoFaku mo
otituru namida ka
She has ceased to love me
I know, yet
Is it from my feeble heart, that
These tears fall?

Sugano no Tadaomu

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