MYS VI: 919


waka nö ura ni
sipo mitikureba
kata wo nami
asibe wo sasite
tadu nakiwataru
Off the beach at Waka
With the rising tide
The sandbanks vanish and
Plunging to the reedbeds
The cranes fly over, calling.

The above poems were undated. It is said, however, that Lord Yamabe accompanied the imperial party on a visit to Tamatsu Island. The date of this excursion has been given.

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