Sanekata Shū 283

When the Imperial Consort from the Koichijō Estate gave birth to her first son, the third night fell upon he fifth day of the Fifth Month.

岩の上のあやめや千代を重ぬらむ今日も五月の五日と思へば

iFa no uFe no
ayame ya tiyo wo
kasanuramu
keFu mo satuki no
ituka to omoFeba
Atop the rocks,
The sweet-flag will a thousand years
Endure, no doubt;
For this day is the Fifth Month’s
Fifth day, I’m sure.

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