Mandaishū XI: 2183

On the conception of Love on a First Meeting.


ima yori mo
kokoro nagasa o
tsuraki o dani mo
urami ya wa seshi
From now
On your faithfulness
Will I rely!
Or your cruelty –
Will that be what I despise?

Senior Assistant Governor General of Dazai [Fujiwara no] Shige’ie

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