MYS III: 440

[One of] Four poems composed by the Riverside Courtier on seeing the coffin of a lady in the pine groves of Himeshima in Wadō 4 [712].


imo mo ware mo
kiyomi no kapa no
kapagisi no
imo ga kuyubeki
kokoro pa matazi
Both my darling and I, too,
On Kiyomi River
For my darling’s regretful
Heart, I failed to wait, alas…

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