Composed in the conception of hidden love after a vow, when the gentlemen were composing poetry at the Hosshōji at around time of the offering of flowers in the Fifth Month.
nobe no michishiba
mozu no kusaguki
|Trusting her, I have come
To the overgrown plains, where
Summer lies deep;
The shrike be hiding in the grasses?
Master of the Dowager Empress Household Office, Shunzei