a flute trills
a flute trillsa cane click-clacks...winter moon
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.
笛ひょろり 杖ことことや 冬の月
fue hyorori tue koto koto ya fuyu no tuki
fue pii-pii tue mo katch-kachi fuyu no tuki
this is the haiku of masseur in cold Winter night.He is walking with a flute for asking customers and a cane for radar .It was too cold that the sound of flute hears in high tone. Very cold tune !