KYS 713


aFu koto no
naki wo ukita no
mori ni sumu
yobukodori koso
wa ga mi narikere
That meet we
Do not is hard; in Ukita’s
Sacred groves will I dwell, and
As an ever crying bird
Shall I become!

Fujiwara no Tamezane

This poem only appears in variant editions of the Kin’yōshū text.

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