Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Take care, unhappy attack you !

little snail

David English
little snail
look! look!
at your shadow

-Issa, 1814
52 years old, On February the settlement of father's asset has been decided, he got his share. On April he marred with Kiku. On August went to Edo for preparation of retirement

sakuo Japanese
かたつぶり 見よ 見よ その 影を
katatuburi mi yo mi yo anatano kage wo

Issa Original
katatsuburi mi yo mi yo onoga kagebôshi

sakuo remark
Getting father’s asset, getting marred, it is the happiest time for
Take care for yourself. After you the creepy silhouette is creeping
to you with unhappiness.

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