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FGS VI: 563

On lightning.

いなづまのしばしもとめぬひかりにも草葉のつゆのかずはみえけり

inazuma no
shibashi mo tomenu
hikari ni mo
kusaba no tsuyu no
kazu wa miekeri
The lightning
Fails to linger for even a moment, yet
In its flash of light
Upon every blade of grass
Appear numerous dewdrops.

Lord Fujiwara no Tamehide

An AI generated image of a field of pampas grass with lighting illuminating droplets of water of the grass.
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A kuzushiji version of the poem's text.
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