MYS IV: 651

Two poems by Lady Ōtomo of Sakanoue.

ひさかたの天の露霜置きにけり家なる人も待ち戀ひぬらむ

pisakata nö
amë nö tuyu simo
okinikeri
ipe naru pitö mo
mati kopinuramu
Eternal
Heaven’s dew and frost
Has fallen.
One at home, too,
Waits, fondly feeling.

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