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SKKS XII: 1132

For the Poetry Contest in One Hundred Rounds, held at the Residence of the Regent and Palace Minister.

ふじのねのけぶりもなほぞたちのぼるうへなき物はおもひなりけり

fuji no ne no
keburi mo nao zo
tachinoboru
ue naki mono wa
omoinarikeri
From the peak of Fuji
The smoke yet
Rises up, but
Nothing tops
The fires of my passion.[i]

Lord Ietaka

A kuzushiji version of the poem's text.
Created with Soan.

[i] An allusive variation on SIS XIV: 891.

Kanpyō no ōntoki kisai no miya uta’awase 87

Left

おもひ侘びけぶりは空に立ちぬれどわりなくもなき恋のしるしか

omoiwabi
keburi wa sora ni
tachinuredo
warinaku mo naki
koi no shirushi ka
Suffering from passion’s fire,
Smoke into the skies
Has risen, yet
Of a not unreasonable
Love is this a sign?

168

Right

人をおもふ心のおきは身をぞやく煙たつとは見えぬものから

hito o omou
kokoro no oki wa
mi o zo yaku
keburi tatsu to wa
mienu mono kara
Loving her
The coals within my heart
Do burn my flesh, though
Of smoke arising
Is there no sign at all…

169

Kanpyō no ōntoki kisai no miya uta’awase 86

Left

おもひにはあふ空さへやもえわたるあさたつ雲を煙とはして

omoi ni wa
au sora sae ya
moewataru
asa tatsu kumo o
keburi to wa shite
Is it our fires of passion
Meeting in the skies, and
Burning all?
The clouds rising with the morning
Have turned to smoke…

166

Right

明けぬとて帰る道にはこきたれて雨もなみだもふりそほちつつ

akenu tote
kaeru michi ni wa
kokitarete
ame mo namida mo
furisōchitsutsu
Tis the break of day, and
On the road back home
Descending sheets of
Rain, and my tears, too
Soak me to the skin…

Lord Toshiyuki
167[1]


[1] Kokinshū XIII: 639/Kokin rokujō V: 2732

Uhyōe shōjō sadafumi uta’awase 1

The warm feeling of spring enveloped by smoke (春気籠煙暖)

Left (Win)

梅の花雪にみゆれど春の気はけぶりをこめて寒からなくに

ume no Fana
yuki ni miyuredo
Faru no ki Fa
keburi wo komete
samurakanaku ni
The plum blossom
Seems like snow, yet
The sense of spring
Is surrounded with such smoke
I feel no chill…

Anonymous
1

Right

咲く花のひかりにもゆる春のきはけぶりをこめて晴れずぞ有りける

saku Fana no
Fikari ni moyuru
Faru no ki Fa
keburi wo komete
Farezu zo arikeru
The blooming blossom
Burning a’glow is
The sense of spring;
Surrounded by smoke that
Never clears…

Anonymous
2[1]


[1]These poems are included in Fubokushō (I: 92) and (I: 93).