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Tadamishū 163

When His Majesty was particularly impressed by his reply, and presented him with two rolls of silk.

きのふまでうらみしかぜはおほぞらのうきくもはらふつかひなりけり

kinō made
uramishi kaze wa
ōzora no
ukikumo harau
tsukai narikeri
Until yesterday
I did despise the wind:
The heavens
Sweeping clear of drifting clouds –
That was its task.

Mibu no Tadami