First Month,second day
First Month, second day
59 years old. on January his second son died on his mother's back. On
April his wife got sick of gout. At Zenkou-ji, the biggest Temple of Jyoudo Buddhist, his haiku board was displayed. His effort has been admitted in the area of north Sinano province.
退屈が 正月二日 始まりぬ
shôgatsu no futatsu mo namake hajime kana
Going through his children death and his sick, Issa reached at 59
years old. He felt that he is in stable resignation.
This is his old day’s emotion.
First Month haiku in 1821
kotoshi kara marumôke zoyo shaba asobi
from this year
on clear profit, carousing
in this world