A Hundred Verses from Old Japan (The Hyakunin-isshu), tr. by William N. Porter, , at sacred-texts.com
THIS autumn night the wind blows shrill,
And would that I could catch
Its message, as it whistles through
The rushes in the thatch
And leaves of my rice-patch.
Tsune-nobu, a member of the Minamoto family, was famous as a man of letters in the eleventh century, and died in the year 1096.