MYS VII: 1316

On thread.

河内女の手染めの糸を繰り返し片糸にあれど絶えむと思へや

kapatime no
tezome no ito wo
kurikapesi
kataito ni aredo
taemu to omope ya
My Kawachi maiden’s
Hand-dyed thread
I wind again, and yet again;
Though it be but a single strand,
Never will it part, I trust.

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