KYS V: 333

When the former Ise Shrine Priestess was there and commanded that he join in a game of ishina tori awase, he composed this in the conception of celebration.


toyo sakanoboru
asaFi ni Fa
kimi zo tukaFen
yorodu yo made ni
Without a trace of cloud
The bright, sky-climbing
Morning sun
Does so to serve my Lady,
For a myriad years.

Minamoto no Toshiyori

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