rice field to rice field
rice field to rice field cutting straight through...winter prayers
61 years old. Kiku has got sick on Feudally and died on May, and third son died on December.
田から田へ 真直ぐ刈るや 冬 祈祷
ta kara ta he mattusugu karu ya fuyu kitou
田から田へ 真一文字や 十夜道
ta kara ta e ma ichi monji ya jûya michi
Reference for my imagenation
(1) JODO SHU http://www.jodo.org/
(2) ping point weather data of Sinano -mati http://www.data.kishou.go.jp/etrn/
61 years old, Issa was in last stage of his life. He has met many unhappiness. He really wish to be saved by Buddha grace. He would pray with his all power.