Year: 
2014
The spirits
Have gone away
 
But in these ruins
I hear the sacred sound
Of the song they sang
 
 

 

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高市黒人高市黒人Takechi no Kuroto
   
樂浪乃楽浪のSasanami no
國都美神乃国つ御神のKunitsumi-kami no
浦佐備而うらさびてUra sabite
荒有京荒れたる都Aretaru Miyako
見者悲毛見れば悲しもMireba kanashimo
 

Translation Notes

 
Poem from Takechi no Kuroto , when he saw the ruined palace.
 
楽浪のIn sasanami
国つ御神のThe holy sprits
うらさびてBecome vanished
荒れたる都Ruined place
見れば悲しもBecome nostalgic to see ( ruined palace)
Author of original: 
Takechi no Kuroto
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