Sanekata Shū 73

Composed when Controller Tametō said he was going pheasant hunting on hearing that his lady at Sanjō had given birth to their first child.


kigisu sumu
wosiFo no Fara no
tiyo no kazu kamo
Pheasant roosting
Oshio Fields
Pine saplings do but
Begin to number
The one thousand generations of his years.

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