Yamanoue no Okura Poems

Yamanoue no Okura Poems

1When I Eat Melons

Best Poem of Yamanoue no Okura

When I Eat Melons
瓜食めば
Uri hameba
When I eat melons
子ども思ほゆ
Kodomo omohoyu
My children come to my mind;
栗食めば
Kuri hameba
When I eat chestnuts
まして偲はゆ
Mashite shinowayu
The longing is even worse.
何処より
Izuku yori
Where do they come from,
来りしものそ
Kitarishi monoso
Flickering before my eyes.
眼交に
Manakai ni
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