GSS XVI: 1131

On taking the ceremonial wine cup in the Imperial Presence on the day of the extraordinary Kamo Festival, during the Engi period.


kakute nomi
yamubeki mono ka
kamo no yasiro no
yoroduyo wo mimu
With this simply
Should it end?
Kamo Shrine
Will see ten thousand ages pass!

The Sanjō Minister of the Right
(Fujiwara no Sadakata 藤原定方 (873-932))

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