Issa Original year unknown
yukitai ka kari nobi-agari nobi-agari
thinking of taking off
goose on tiptoe
The goose was Issa who was hesitating to retire the traditional sect that
had come from Bashou , the originator of haiku.
And Issa was thinking to participate to newly-risen sect that was sponsored by Mr. Natume who was a great moneylender as well as a great art sponsor.
the main stream of haiku
remains still regrettable