Enjoying Kyoka in English: Nanpo Ota-18
山吹の はな紙ばかり 金入れに みのひとつだに 無きぞ悲しき
I regret I have nothing but my body,
With a purse filled with tissue paper with Yamabuki pattern only.
Translated by Kota Nakako
Note: Kyoka is satirical, ironical or comical short Japanese poem, derived from Tanka, composed of 31 syllables, with a pattern of 5-7-5-7-7 sounds.