MYS II: 224

Two poems composed by a maiden of the Yosami, the wife of Hitomaro, Lord Kakinomoto, after his death.


kepu kepu tö
wa ga matu kimi pa
isikapa nö
kapi ni mazirite
ari tö ipazu ya mo
‘Will it be this day, or this day?’
The man I’m waiting for
Pass has entered
Can’t you say?

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