Minamoto no Tamechika 源為親 (dates unknown). He was the elder brother of Minamoto no Tamenori源為憲, a minor noble who has one poem in Shūishū (VIII: 464). Tamechika himself reached no further than Junior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade, and served as Governor of Higo.
On the 7th day of the Seventh Month, the gentlemen and ladies were divided into teams at the residence of the Head Chamberlain and made to conduct a poetry contest, with the topic being ‘Bell Crickets’.
tanabata ni kashi ya mitsuran suzumushi no kumoi harukeki ne koso kikoyure
To the Weaver Maid It has been lent—is that what I see? The bell crickets’ Cloud clearing Cry I do hear!