MYS VIII: 1467

A poem by Prince Yuge.

霍公鳥なかる国にも行きてしかその鳴く声を聞けば苦しも

pototogisu
nakaru kuni ni mo
yukitesika
sono naku kowe wo
kikeba kurusi mo
Where the cuckoo
Is not – that is the land where
I would go!
For the sound of his song
Within my ears brings only pain…

弓削皇子

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