Kakinomoto no Asomi Hitomaro

(662 - 710 / Japan)

Poems of Kakinomoto no Asomi Hitomaro

1. A twist of folded grass 9/6/2010
2. As a mat of creepers 9/6/2010
3. As Autumn Mountains 9/6/2010
4. As in a clear glass 9/6/2010
5. At Awaji 9/6/2010
6. At fair Kumano 9/6/2010
7. At Karasaki in Shiga 9/6/2010
8. At Nakisawa 9/6/2010
9. At Sasanami 9/6/2010
10. By the sea in Iwami 9/6/2010
11. Coarse woven cloth 9/6/2010
12. Distant as the heavens 9/6/2010
13. Eighty warriors 9/6/2010
14. From the heights of Tsuno Mountain 9/6/2010
15. From uncountable Otsu. 9/6/2010
16. Had you but a wife 9/6/2010
17. Haniyasu 9/6/2010
18. Harvested jewelled seaweed 9/6/2010
19. Heaven's clouds 9/6/2010
20. I do speak these words, though 9/6/2010

As a mat of creepers

As a mat of creepers,
Is the sea at Iwami;
Amongst the mangled words of
Kara Point,
Upon the reefs
Grows the algae thickly;
On the rocky shoreline,
Grows the jeweled seaweed;
Soft as jeweled seaweed

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