David Englishwinter prayers--a cutpurse, too in moonlight
kangyo ya kintyaku-kiri mo tuki akari
寒行や 巾着きりも 月明かり
o-jûya wa kinchakukiri mo tsuki yo nari
Very thankful poem it is ! Moon light is Amida san's saving grace.
At the night all is promised to be saved by Buddha, even cutpurse too.
57 years old. wrote [ oraga haru-- my spring ]. On June first daughter died.
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