Man’yōshū VIII: 1427 by Yamabe no Akahito

From the morrow
Would I pick new herbs
But in my marked out fields
Both yesterday and today
The snow has kept on falling.

From: http://www.wakapoetry.net/mys-viii-1427/

Date: c730 (original in Japanese); 1981 (translation in English)

By: Yamabe no Akahito (fl. 724-736)

Translated by: Ian Hideo Levy (1950- )

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