GSS X: 606

As a way of saying, ‘Let’s start talking,’ to a lady.

隠沼に忍ひわびぬるわか身かな井手の蛙と成りやしなまし

kakurenu ni
sinobiwabinuru
wa ga mi kana
wide no kaFadu to
nari ya si namasi
Hidden in the marsh
Grieving alone
Am I;
As a frog in Idé
Am I to be?

Fujiwara no Tadafusa  (?-928)
藤原忠房

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