Tag Archives: Hitokotonushi

Sanekata Shū 282

On hearing that Toki’akira, the Assistant-Governor of Sanuki, had not gone to the house of Koben, in service to the empress.

葛城や一言主もたけからず久米の岩橋渡しはてねば

kaduragi ya
Fitokotonusi mo
takekarazu
kume no iFabasi
watasiFateneba
Kazuragi Mountain’s
Master of the Single Word
Lacks courage;
For the boulder bridge of Kume
He cannot cross, entirely!