GSIS IX: 516

He had accompanied his father to Tōtōmi province, then, after some years had passed, when he was sent to be Governor of Shimotsuke, he composed this at the bridge at Hamana.


adumadi no
Famana no Fasi wo
mukasi koFisiki
Along eastern roads
To the bridge at Hamana
Have I come and now I see
Sights I loved long ago
Spread out before me…

Ōe no Hirotsune (?-?1089)

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