KYS IV: 270

Composed on plovers on the road to the barrier.


kayou chidori no
naku koe ni
ikuyo nezamenu
suma no sekimori
Around Awaji Isle
The plovers fly about;
Their calling cries
Start him awake on how many nights—
The barrier warden of Suma?

Minamoto no Kanemasa

A kuzushiji version of the poem's text.
Created with Soan.

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