100 Patriotic Poems 005

Dublin Core

Title

100 Patriotic Poems 005

Description

This card reads:
をのこやも
空しかるべき
萬代に
語り続ぐべき
名は立てずして

To be born a man
In this land an honour e'er
So great 'tis! How can
I die, leaving no name rare
To be remembered for e'er.

English translation by: Honda, Heihachiro

Creator

山上憶良
Yamanoueno Okura

Source

Lafayette College Special Collections & College Archives

Date

November 1942 or later.

Contributor

Michaela Kelly https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6417-6860
Rika Kamiyasu

Language

Japanese

Audience Education Level

Middle, high school and above

Files

lc-spcol-gc-03-0005.jpg

Citation

山上憶良 Yamanoueno Okura, “100 Patriotic Poems 005,” Pacific War Karuta Collection, accessed December 9, 2019, https://exhibits.lafayette.edu/karuta/items/show/276.