MYS IV: 760

[One of] two poems sent by Lady Ōtomo of Sakanoue to her daughter, the Elder Maiden, from her estate at Taketa.


taketa nö para ni
naku tadu nö
ma naku töki nasi
a ga kopuraku pa
Gazing out across
The field at Taketa,
The calling of the cranes
Is constant
As is my love.

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