Shokushi naishin’nō-shū 276

知らせばや菅田の池の花勝見かつ見るままに波ぞ萎るる

shiraseba ya
sugata no ike no
hanakatsumi
katsu miru mama ni
nami zo shioruru
Do they, perhaps, reveal
At Sugata Pond,
The irises, that
A single sight
The waves does quell…

Princess Shokushi
式子内親王

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