Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Peacefull, still and true happy !

moon shining

David English
moon shining
on the dinner tray...
plum blossoms

-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, coming back to his village on December

sakuo Japanese
月は照る お盆の上や 梅の花

Issa Original
zen saki e tsuki no sashi keri ume [no] hana

Shinji Ogawa explains that a zen (dining tray) is about one foot by one foot with five-inch legs

sakuo remark
very peaceful mood in Spring.


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