SIS IX: 526

Composed at a wordplay contest.

我が事はえもいはしろの結松千とせをふとも誰か解くべき

wa ga koto Fa
e mo iFasiro no
musubimatu
titose wo Futo mo
tare ka tokubeki
My riddle
You’ll never solve, as Iwashiro’s
Bound pines –
Though a thousand years go by,
Who is it can unravel it!

Sone no Yoshitada

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