KKS III: 158

A poem from the Poetry Competition held at the residence of the Empress during the Kanpyō period (889-898).


natuyama ni
koFisiki Fito ya
kowe Furitatete
naku Fototogisu
Into the summer mountains
Has my darling
Gone, I wonder?
Spilling out your song,
O, calling cuckoo!

Ki no Akimine

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