SKKS X: 947

When she presented a hundred poem sequence.


yukusue wa
ima ikuyo to ka
iwashiro no
oka no kayane ni
makura musuban
Journey’s end
Lies some nights ahead;
In Iwashiro’s
Hills, the roots of thatch
Shall, woven, be my pillow.

Princess Shokushi

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