KKS I: 17

A poem from a poetry contest held by Her Majesty, the Empress, in the Kanpyō period.


kasugano Fa
keFu Fa na yaki so
wakakusa no
tuma mo komoreri
ware mo komoreri
Kasuga Plain:
O, this day burn it not!
Young grass,
My wife is hidden there,
As, too, am I.


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