[Has Spring passed away?]

Translated by Yone Noguchi

Has Spring passed away?
Did Summer already come?
Lo, Kagu Yama! There 
The white gowns are seen being dried.


This poem is in the public domain. Published in Poem-a-Day on May 15, 2021, by the Academy of American Poets.

About this Poem

“[Has Spring passed away?]” was published in Hyakunin Isshu, translated into English by Yone Noguchi (1907).