SZS IX: 566

When she was in attendance on Empress Akiko, Her Majesty’s mien was that of recollecting a certain situation with His Majesty, Former Emperor Ichijō, so she presented this the following morning, after she had withdrawn from Her Majesty’s presence.


tune yori mo
mata nuresoFisi
tamoto kana
mukasi wo kakete
wotisi namida ni
More than ever,
Soaked through are
My sleeves!
For bygone days I stored up
The tears I let fall now…

Akazome Emon

A kuzushiji version of the poem's text.
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