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SSZS XI: 1227

いとどしく頼まるるかな最上川しばしばかりのいなと見つれば

itodoshiku
tanomaruru kana
mogamigawa
shibashi bakari no
ina to mitsureba
O, how I am
Beseeched!
On Mogami River
For just a little while
The rice – your refusal – will fill my sight, then…

Fujiwara no Shigeyuki (? – 995)
藤原相如

This poem is also no. 17 in Shigeyuki’s personal collection, Shigeyuki-shū .