Fujiwara no Kiyosuke’s “If I live long I may reminisce” (Hyakunin Isshu #84)

Translation
By Counselor Fujiwara no Kiyosuke (1104-1177)
If I live long
I may reminisce
Of this time too;
For now I miss that age
When I saw the world with fear
Original Japanese
Pronunciation
藤原清輔朝臣
Fujiwara no Kiyosuke Ason
ながらへば
Nagaraeba
またこの頃や
Mata konogoro ya
しのばれむ
Shinobaren
憂しと見し世ぞ
Ushi to mishi yo zo
今は恋しき
Ima wa koishiki
Literal Notes
         
[Long/though/while/notwithstanding/during/while] when/if
Then/again [recently/this-time]
Recollect/long-for/conceal-oneself/endure shall
Anxiety see world/society/generation
Now miss/yearn-for/love

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