SZS IV: 301

Composed on the spirit of the moon seen from within a valley, when at the house of the Hōshō-ji Lay Priest and Former Grand Minister [Fujiwara no Tadamichi].


teru tuki no
tabine no toko ya
simoto yuFu
katuragi yama no
tanigaFa no midu
The shining moon:
Does it make a traveller’s bed in,
Bound with greenery,
The Katsuragi Hills
Valleys’ river waters?

Minamoto no Toshiyori

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