1792 age 30, on his journy to Western Province.
utakata ya awa no namima no heike-gani
in the fleeting wave
a Heike crab
Crabs with special markings resembling faces of samurai are thought to be reincarnated heroes who died in a famous battle, recounted in the medievalTale of the Heike.
Heike's enemy is Genji. [ awa no] is translated as [sea foam]
I think [awa no] means [Awa no Kuni, 阿波の国]at the same time.
umi no soko nite genji wo niramu
at the bottom of seastares at enemy Genji