SKKS III: 184

For a picture of Asaka Marsh, drawn on a screen in the Saishō Hall of the Four Heavenly Kings.

のべはいまだあさかのぬまにかるくさのかつ見るまゝにしげるころかな

nobe wa imada
asaka no numa ni
karu kusa no
katsu miru mama ni
shigeru koro kana
Not yet in the fields, but
At the marsh of Asaka
The stalks for reaping of
Wild rice – under my eyes
Grow lushly upwards now.

Fujiwara no Masatsune (1170 – 1221)

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