KKS II: 131

A poem composed for a poetry contest held by Her Majesty, the Empress, during the Kanpyō period.


kowe taezu
nake ya uguFisu
Fitotose ni
Futatabi to dani
kubeki Faru ka Fa
Voice weakening-
Sing on, bush warbler!
In a single year,
Oh, that twice over
Spring would come upon us!

Fujiwara no Okikaze

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