"It's smoky! smoky!"
sings the quail
49 years old, he lost his last teeth. Next year he will return to
Kasihabara. He has got the upper class in the haikuist ranking of
小庇や 煙い煙いと 鶉鳴く
kobisasi ya kemui kemui to uzura naku
ko-bisashi ya kemui-kemui to naku uzura
The eaves are most likely on Issa's house. The quail complains about his chimney smoke.
Don't cry Pi,, Pi,, so much !