Fubokushō IX: 3430

From the poetry contest in 1500 rounds.


minu hito o
matsu no kokage no
nao shikishima ya
yamato nadeshiko
For a man unseen
She pines in the shadow of the trees
On a mossy bed for
Her coverlet, the isles that make
Yamato – a pink!

Kūnaikyō, in service to Former Emperor Gotoba

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