MYS I: 54

A poem composed on the occasion of a vist to the province of Kii by His Majesty, the Retired Emperor, in the first year of Taihō (701).

巨勢山のつらつら椿つらつらに見つつ偲はな巨勢の春野を

koseyama no
turatura tubaki
turatura ni
mitutu sinopana
kose no paruno wo
Upon Mount Kose
All aligned are the camelias:
Keenly
Gazing at them let us recall
The meadows of Kose in springtime!

Sakato no Hitotari
坂門人足

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