Fujiwara no Kanesuke
Fujiwara no Kanesuke (877—933, Japanese: 藤原 兼輔, also 中納言兼輔, Chūnagon Kanesuke and 堤中納言 Tsutsumi Chūnagon):137 was a middle Heian waka poet and Japanese nobleman. He is designated as a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals and one of his poems is included in the famous anthology Hyakunin Isshu. Kanesuke's poems are included in several imperial poetry anthologies, including Kokin Wakashū and Gosen Wakashū. A personal poetry collection known as the Kanesukeshū also remains.
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The Tale of Heike contains "an almost direct quotation" of his poem in the Gosenshū (no. 1102). The passage goes, "...as clear as a father's understanding may be in all other matters, love blinds him when it comes to his own child."
- E-text of his poems in Japanese