Manyōshū exhibition @ Hounen-in / deep kyoto


The poem that accompanies this photograph in the exibition reads:

「夕されば、小倉の山に鳴く鹿は今夜は鳴かず寝ねにけらしも」
The deer that cries out
each night with longing from Mount Ogura
is silent tonight.
Maybe he sleeps early,
his longing fulfilled.

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