Issa Original 1814
kado-guchi wo inu ni azukete kiku no hana
trusting the dog
to guard the gate...
1814, Age 52
Fourth Month, he marries Kiku ("Chrysanthemum": age 28).
His young wife named Kiku was cheerful.
She worked very well at housekeeping as well as farm working
She assisted Issa’s half brother’s work in rice field.
And she kept good relationship with the neighbors, of course with
the next door.
Kiku is always busy for the sake of Issa