MYS XI: 2472

A poem expressing feelings in metaphor.


miwatashi no
mimuro no yama no
ipapo suge
nemokoro ware pa
kata’omopi zo suru
As I gaze
Upon Mimuro Mountain’s
Hardy grasses on the crags
How fondly do my
Thoughts dwell on you.

Kakinomoto no Hitomaro Collection

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