明けぬれば くるるものとは 知りながら なほ恨めしき 朝ぼらけかな
I have to be separated from her,
When the day breaks.
I know at night again I can see her,
As the sun sets yet again before the day breaks.
How I wish there were no daybreaks!
By Michinobu Fujiwara
Translated by Kota Nakako
When the day breaks, I have to be separated from you. I know that the sun will eventually set and that I can see you again at night. How I wish there were no daybreaks!