MYS I: 20

A poem composed by Princess Nukata when the emperor went hunting at Kamōno.

茜草指 武良前野逝 標野行 野守者不見哉 君之袖布流


akane sasu
murasakino yuki
simeno yuki
nomori pa mizu ya
kimi ga sode puru
Shining madder red,
To the violet fields you go,
To the hunting grounds you go, but
Won’t the wardens look askance?
At your waving sleeves…’

Princess Nukata

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