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GSS XVII: 1223

When a man who was Assistant Governor of Kii ceased to come to call, she sent this to the man’s elder sister to say how heartless this was and the sister sent this in reply, to say how she sympathized.


ki no kuni no
nagusa no Fama Fa
kimi nare ya
koto no iFukaFi
ari to kikituru
In the land of Ki
Might consolation upon Nagusa Beach
You find
A shell? Saying it has some point
Or so I have heard.