SKKS XII: 1134

On the conception of love, in a hundred poem sequence.


au koto no
munashiki sora no
ukigumo wa
mi o shiru ame no
tayori narikeri
Meeting you is
A vain hope—empty as the skies, where
Drifting clouds are
The rainfall of my misery’s

Prince Kore’akira

An allusive variation on KKS XIV: 705.

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