Tokudaiji Sanesada

Tokudaiji Sanesada (徳大寺実定, 1139–1192) was a waka poet and Japanese nobleman active in the Heian period.

Tokudaiji Sanesada

He is also known as the Later Tokudaiji Minister of the Left (後徳大寺左大臣, Go-Tokudaiji no Sadaijin), having served as Sadaijin in the Heian imperial administration.

PoetryEdit

One of his poems is included in Hyakunin Isshu:

ほととぎす鳴きつる方をながむれば
     ただ有明の月ぞ残れる

hototogisu nakitsuru kata o nagamureba
tada ariake no tsuki zo nokoreru

(Senzai Wakashū 3:161)

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