guard my hut's key
guard my hut's key pine tree!going moon gazing
57 years old. wrote [ oraga haru-- my spring ]. On June first daughter died.
庵の鍵 守る松の木 月を見る
iho no kagi mamoru matu no ki tuki wo miru
io no kagi matsu ni azukete tsukimi kana
Issa entrust all management of his estate to his uncle of his mother's side.The uncle was so reliable that Issa could enjoy his haiku touring to Shinano and Edo. Perhaps Issa made this haiku on his travel, thanking to his uncle and hiswife ,Kiku.