giving her dolls
giving her dollsa good talking-to...the child
60 years old, On March the third son born, On August injured by slipping on the road, wrote the books of haiku.
ひなやれば 話し掛けてる 子供かな
hina yare ba hanasi kakeru ya kodomo kana
hina-tachi ni hanasi shikakeru kodomo kana
This haiku refers to the Doll Festival, the third day of Third Month.
The child is his Sato. How cute did Issa feel her !