88. 難波江(なにはえ)の 蘆(あし)のかりねの ひとよゆゑ みをつくしてや 恋(こ)ひわたるべき 皇嘉門院別当(こうかもんいんべっとう) At Naniwa Inlet, like each knot of the reeds there standing, Devoting myself, making many ships passing through casually, And mutely and dumbly, as a mark serving, Do I have to love him continuously, And devote myself to his nap sleep with me capriciously. By Kamonin Betto/Bridegroom Translated by Kota Nakako

88. 難波江(なにはえ)の 蘆(あし)のかりねの ひとよゆゑ みをつくしてや 恋(こ)ひわたるべき 皇嘉門院…

87. 村雨(むらさめ)の 露(つゆ)もまだひぬ 真木の葉に 霧たちのぼる 秋の夕暮(ゆふぐ)れ 寂蓮法師(じゃくれんほうし) After the rain shower went by, The dews have not been dried up fully, Around the evergreen trees hereby. White vopors are rising misty, At dusk in the autumn early. By Jakuren Hoshi Translated by Kota Nakako

87. 村雨(むらさめ)の 露(つゆ)もまだひぬ 真木の葉に 霧たちのぼる 秋の夕暮(ゆふぐ)れ 寂蓮法師(じ…

83. 世の中よ 道こそなけれ 思ひ入(い)る 山の奥にも 鹿ぞ鳴くなる 藤原俊成(ふじわらとしなり) There is no escape from the world secular. Trying to escape from it seriously, I enter into the deep mountain insular. Yet I still hear the deer crying woefully, As if remembering the life earthly. By Toshinari Fujiwara Translated by Kota Nakako

83. 世の中よ 道こそなけれ 思ひ入(い)る 山の奥にも 鹿ぞ鳴くなる 藤原俊成(ふじわらとしなり) (鑑賞…

79. 秋風(あきかぜ)に たなびく雲の 絶(た)え間(ま)より もれ出づる 影(かげ)のさやけさ 藤原顕輔(ふじわらあきすけ) How transparent and clean Through the trailing clouds beaming Are the rays of moon light serene? With the autumn winds brewing In the dark night deepening. By Akisuke Fujiwara Translated by Kota Nakako

79. 秋風(あきかぜ)に たなびく雲の 絶(た)え間(ま)より もれ出づる 影(かげ)のさやけさ 藤原顕輔(…

77. 瀬をはやみ 岩にせかるる 滝川(たきがは)の われても末(すゑ)に 逢はむとぞ思ふ 崇徳院(すとくいん) I am determined to see her, Even if we are separated from each other Like the rapid downstream of the river Is crashed against the rock in the river, Once split into two, but eventually come together. By Sutokuin Translated by Kota Nakako

77. 瀬をはやみ 岩にせかるる 滝川(たきがは)の われても末(すゑ)に 逢はむとぞ思ふ 崇徳院(すとくいん…

76. わたの原 漕(こ)ぎ出(い)でて 見れば 久方(ひさかた)の 雲居(くもゐ)にまがふ 沖(おき)つ白波(しらなみ) 藤原忠道(ただみち) As I row out to the open sea, And look around out there, I can vividly see The waves as white as the clouds are Rising tall and high as ever. By Tadamichi Fujiwara Translated by Kota Nakako

76. わたの原 漕(こ)ぎ出(い)でて 見れば 久方(ひさかた)の 雲居(くもゐ)にまがふ 沖(おき)つ白波…

74. 憂(う)かりける 人を初瀬(はつせ)の 山(やま)おろしよ はげしかれとは 祈(いの)らぬものを 源俊頼(みなもととしより) He/She has not fallen in love with me easily. Although I have fallen in love with him/her deeply. I prayed to the Kannon Bodhisattva at Hastuse earnestly, That my love to him/her should be fulfilled certainly and surely. Yet the wind blowing down from the mountain at Hatsuse even more strongly. By Toshiyori Minamoto Translated by Kota Nakako

74. 憂(う)かりける 人を初瀬(はつせ)の 山(やま)おろしよ はげしかれとは 祈(いの)らぬものを 源俊…

73. 高砂(たかさご)の 尾上(をのえ)の桜 咲きにけり 戸山(とやま)の霞(かすみ) 立(た)たずもあらなむ 大江匡房(おおえまさふさ) The cherry blossams appear In full bloom on the mountains away. I wish it to be transparent and clear In the sky with no mists dimly Hung over the hills nearby. By Masafusa Oe Translated by Kota Nakako

73. 高砂(たかさご)の 尾上(をのえ)の桜 咲きにけり 戸山(とやま)の霞(かすみ) 立(た)たずもあらな…

71. 夕されば 門田(かどた)の稲葉(いなば) おとづれて 蘆(あし)のまろ屋(や)に 秋風ぞ吹く 源経信(みなもとつねのぶ) At the rice field one day in the evening, In front of the gate of the house samurai-residing, The autumn wind is gently breezing Through to the humble hut made of reed there standing, Making the ears of rice softly swaying. By Tsunenobu Minamoto Translated by Kota Nakako

71. 夕されば 門田(かどた)の稲葉(いなば) おとづれて 蘆(あし)のまろ屋(や)に 秋風ぞ吹く 源経信(…