SKKS XII: 1082

At the poetry competition held at the house of the Regent and Grand Minister.


nabikaji na
ama no moshiobi
keburi wa sora ni
kuyuri wabu tomo
She has not so much as waved to me, yet
The fisher-folk salt fires
Have begun to kindle and
The smoke into the skies
Has yet to rise…

Fujiwara no Sada’ie

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