KKS IX: 418

Once, when he had gone hunting in the company of Prince Koretaka, they dismounted by the banks of a river called Ama no Gawa (River of Heaven), and while they were tippling, the Prince commanded that Narihira offer him a wine cup with a poem expressing the feelings of a hunter arriving at the river of Heaven, so he composed the following:

kari kurasi
tanabatatume ni
yado karamu
ama no kaFara ni
ware Fa kinkeri
While hunting night is falling,
So from the Weaver Maid
Let us beg lodging
For to the Riverbank of Heaven
Have we come!

Ariwara no Narihira

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