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Sunday, March 20, 2005

10 more rice bags could be expected !!

back and forth


David English
back and forth the distant storm is appraised

-Issa, 1816
53 years old, a year before, after getting father's asset, married with Kiku.He decided to settle down in the home village and went around Bousyu district for the greeting of farewell. as well as he published memorial book as retirement.

sakuo Japanese
後ろ前 遠い嵐の 値踏みされ
usiro mae tooi arasi no mebumi sare

Issa Original
てんでんに遠夕立の目利哉
ten-den ni tô yûdachi no mekiki kana

sakuo Comment
The farmers in rice field were watching the storm. They said if the storm
come here, I will get ten more bags of rice in this Autumn.

Issa site

1 comment:

Thomas said...

Did you draw this pictures? They are nice and unique.