KKS XIV: 735

When it had become difficult to meet with a lady whom he had been seeing in secret, he went to the area near her house and walked about. Hearing a goose cry, he composed this poem and sent it to her.

思ひいでてこひしき時ははつかりのなきてわたると人しるらめや

omoFi idete
koFisiki toki Fa
Fatukari no
nakite wataru to
Fito sirurame ya
Lost in memories
Of our time of love,
As the first goose
I wander weeping;
I wonder if you know?

Ōtomo no Kuronushi

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