Friday, August 12, 2005

Good summer night

David English
my dwelling--
mingling with the mice
pretty fireflies

-Issa, 1813
51 years old, On January the thirteen memorial party of his father's death , the negotiation of father's asset has finished. Many times he visited haiku friend in North Sinano. On June and July he was ill in bed for blotch.

我宿や 鼠と仲の よい蛍
waga yado ya nezumi to naka no yoi hotaru

sakuo remark
Issa, poet and brother, farmer ,they are under summer night.
Poet, firefly and farmer, mice , they talk friendly.

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