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wa ga tuma mo
e ni kaki toramu
iduma mo ga,
tabi yuku are pa
mitutu sinöbamu
My wife
In a picture I’d draw,
Had I but the time,
Then on my journey
Would I gaze at it, remembering her.

The above poem is by Mononobe no Komaro of Lower Naga District.

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