Friday, May 06, 2005

If alive, 11, 7, and 5 years old

at the shrine

David English
at the shrine children sumo wrestlers...autumn wind

-Issa, 1827
65 years old. On June big fire attacked his village, his house was burned. He went arround his pupils with word blindness by paralysis .On August, his haiku board was displayed at Kan-non-Ji, Temple.
On September the roof was reformed. On 8th November he died.

sakuo Japanese
みやしろ で 子供の相撲 秋の風
miyasiro de kodomo no sumou akino kaze

sakuo image
His three sons , if they had been alive , they would be each at 11, 7, 5 years old. He must have reminded them , looking children Sumo.

Issa Original
神前に子供相撲や 秋の風 一茶
shin zen ni kodomo sumou ya akino kaze

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