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Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (Man’yōshū: 426)
His best poem, in my opinion, is 'When She Was Still Alive', which is not listed on this website.
As autumn mountainsTinged with scarlet were you, maiden,A pliable bamboo,Supply bending, lady,Of whatWere you thinking?A rope of hempShould stretch your life long;The dew