KKS XII: 572

A poem composed at a competition held by Her Majesty, the Empress during the Kampyô era (889-898).


kimi koFuru
namida si naku Fa
mune no atari Fa
iro moenamasi
For you, my love
Brings forth tears, did it not
My Chinese robe
About the breast
Would burn with the fire of my passion.

Ki no Tsurayuki

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