MYS XVIII: 4105

白玉の五百つ集ひを手にむすびおこせむ海人はむがしくもあるか

siro tama nö
ipo tu tudopi wo
te ni musubi
okosemu ama pa
mugasiku mo aru ka
Of snow-white drops
A hoard collected,
Ta’en in hand
And passed to me by fisherfolk:
How wonderful!

The above poems were composed by Yakamochi, Lord Ōtomo.

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