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Tuesday, January 17, 2006

other five zonis are in the Heaven


Issa Original 1823
もともとの一人前ぞ雑煮膳
motomoto no ichininmae zo zôni zen

David’s English
like in the beginning
just one helping...
zoni on the table

1823 age 61.
Issa was now sixty one, and had lost his wife and four children.

Comment
Zôni, glutinous rice cakes with vegetables, is enjoyed
in the New Year's season.

sakuo Renku
あとの雑煮は天国にあり
other five zonis
are in the heaven

1 comment:

. Gabi Greve said...

Hi Sakuo san,
what a sad new year !!!

Here is my bit on the New Year.
http://www.geocities.com/worldkigo/newyear.html

I would like to add your ZONI haiga, please.

GABI