MYS I: 9

A poem composed on the occasion of an Imperial Visit to the hot springs of Kii province.


uranami sawaku
wa ga seko ga
itu kasi ga moto
Have the rowdy breakers in the bay;
My dear one
Stood, no doubt,
At the foot of the sacred oak!

Princess Nukata

2 thoughts on “MYS I: 9”

    1. Yes – as I mention in the note to the translation, there are a number of different interpretations of the initial lines, of which this is only one.

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