KYS I: 56

Composed on blossom fallen on the water.

はなさそふあらしやみねをわたるらんさくらなみよるたにがはのみづ

Fana sasoFu
arasi ya mine wo
wataruran
sakuranami yoru
tanigaFa no midu
Enticing the blossom
Is it the storm wind upon the peak
That passes o’er
The cherry waves breaking
In the waters of a valley stream?

Lord Minamoto no Masakane

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