MYS III: 268

A poem composed on an ancient estate by Prince Nagaya.

吾背子我 古家乃里之 明日香庭 乳鳥鳴成 <嬬>待不得而


wa ga seko ga
purupe no sato no
asuka ni pa
tidori nakunari
tuma matikanete
In that dear man’s
Ancient estate home
At Asuka
Plovers are crying,
Impatiently awaiting their mates…

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