100 Patriotic Poems 086

Dublin Core

Title

100 Patriotic Poems 086

Description

This card reads:
しづたまき
数ならず身も
時を得て
天皇がみ為に
死なむとぞ思ふ

E'er so mean and low
Subject though I am, yet if
A time come, then O
I'll surely die without grief.
ーThis is my sound, firm belief.

 English translation by: Honda, Heihachiro

Creator

兒島草臣
Kojima Kusaomi

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-03-0086.jpg

Citation

兒島草臣 Kojima Kusaomi, “100 Patriotic Poems 086,” Pacific War Karuta Collection, accessed August 4, 2020, https://exhibits.lafayette.edu/karuta/items/show/358.