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Sanekata Shū 43

Composed for a painting of a woman becoming a nun while her parents slept.

つねならぬ世をみるだにもかなしきにゆめさめてのち思ひやるかな

tunenaranu
yo wo miru dani mo
kanasiki ni
yume samete noti
omoFiyaru kana
This fleeting
World: even to see it is
Sadness;
On waking from their dreams
How will they feel it?