100 Patriotic Poems 089

Dublin Core

Title

100 Patriotic Poems 089

Description

This card reads:
大君の
御楯となりて
捨つる身と
思へば軽き
我が命かな

On the battle-field
Evevn I can bravely die
As a humble shield
Of the Throne. How can I sigh
This slight life me to deny?
 
English translation by: Honda, Heihachiro

Creator

津田愛之助
Tsuda Ainosuke

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-03-0089.jpg

Citation

津田愛之助 Tsuda Ainosuke, “100 Patriotic Poems 089,” Pacific War Karuta Collection, accessed December 6, 2019, https://exhibits.lafayette.edu/karuta/items/show/361.