Sunday, June 12, 2005

my son die so quickly

even the roof's moss

David English
even the roof's moss
then scatters

Issa, 1821
59 years old, his territory has expanded in Sinano. second son died after 90's days’ short life.

sakuo Japanese
苔でさえ 花咲きそして 散りにけり
koke de sae hanasaki sosite tirini keri

Issa Original season is summer
yane no koke hana made saite ochi ni keri

sakuo image
Issa has lost his son of 90 days’ short life, he thinks even
worthless moss can bloom before scattering.
Why my son so quickly die!

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