Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Oh , Yes let's go to Edo !

the Katydid

David English
the katydid
has given his cage
the slip

-Issa, 1815
53 years old. On last year he has got his father's asset and married with Kiku.
September he went to Edo to publish his poem book. and being to Bosyu for
visiting his haiku friends. come back to his village on December

sakuo Japanese
キリギリス 籠を与えて 滑り哉
kirigirisu kaga wo ataeta suber ker

Issa Original
kirigirisu manma to kago wo detari keri

sakuo image
This year, he has stayed in his village with his wife whom he got
married on last April.
Passing through long honey moon, Issa would wish to go to Edo where luxury is booming. But his new wife did not wish his trip to Edo.
Any way he could start to Edo on September.
Katydid Issa said, let go to Edo!!

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