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Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Good by ! Come again !

three times round


David English
three times 'round
the little shrine...
departing geese

Issa, 1819
57 years old. wrote [ oraga haru-- my spring ]. On June first daughter died.

sakuo Japanese
三廻りす 小さな社 帰る雁

Issa Original
小社を三遍舞て帰る雁
ko yashiro wo san-ben maite kaeru kari

This haiku is mailed to me second time.
At my first try I said as follows,
Sakuo Nakamura notes that the geese seem to be praying for their safe return journey.

sakuo remark
Good by! Come again next year!

3 comments:

Dashboard Saint said...

Your work is lovely; it adds layers and insight to Issu's.

sakuo said...

dashboard saint san,
thank you for your coming here.
I have visited to your site.

I couldn't understand who are you?
Are you golfer ?

sakuo

Narayanan said...

Remarkable Work ~ Issa Reborn ~
Thank you Sakuo ~
Narayanan Raghunathan