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KYS VI: 349

When he went down to Michinoku Province, he sent this back to the capital from the barrier at Meeting Hill.

われひとり急ぐと思ひし東路に垣根の梅はさきだちにけり

ware Fitori
isogu to omoFisi
adumadi ni
kakine no mume Fa
sakidatinikeri
I, alone,
Was hurried, or so I thought,
Upon this eastland road;
The plum trees by the fence
Have bloomed already.

Tachibana no Norimitsu