SIS XIV: 891

His Majesty had something made in the shape of Mt Fuji, and sent it with this poem to the Lady of the Wisteria Pavilion.

世の人の及ばぬ物は富士の嶺の雲居に高き思ひなりけり

yo no Fito no
woyobanu mono Fa
Fuzi no ne no
kumowi ni takaki
omoFinarikeri
A man of the mundane world
Can never reach so far:
Around the peak of Fuji
The clouds rise higher
As does my passion for you.

The Tenryaku Emperor [Emperor Murakami]

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