SKKS XI: 1001

From a poetry contest held in the Tenryaku era (947-957)


hitozute ni
shiraseteshi kana
kakurenu no
migomori ni nomi
koi ya wataran
In others’ whispers
Should I let you know:
That from a hidden
Secret pool
Love reaches out?

Middle Councillor [Fujiwara no] Asatada (910-966)

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