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Saturday, 7 April 2018

Spring Rain is Falling by Fujiwara no Teika

Spring rain is falling
On the wings of the wild geese
As they return north,
Wings that drooped when they struggled
Through a sky laden with frost.

From: https://www.gwern.net/docs/japanese/teika

Date: 1197 (original in Japanese); 1999 (translation in English)

By: Fujiwara no Teika (1162-1241)

Translated by: Donald Keene (1922- )