Inside the fitted box cover is a waka poem by Shokoin-no-miya Doko Hosshinnoh (1612 – 1678):
koe suru mori no
tsuki wa yofukaki
ariake no kage
Even at daybreak
when the squawks of crows are heard
from the branches of the wood
the moon casts its pale shadows
as if it were still night.
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