MYS XVII: 4021

A poem composed on the banks of the Ogami, in the district of Tonami.


kurenawi nipopu
wotome rasi
asituki toru to
se ni tatasurasi
Upon the River Ogami
Glowing safflower scarlet
Do the maidens seem;
Harvesting ashitsuki
Standing in the shallows…

Ōtomo no Yakamochi

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