33 years old on his journy to West district.
ume no tsuki ichi mai no kosu amado kana
for the plum blossom moon
a rain shutter
Issa wrote this during his journey to Shikoku Island. It was inspired by a walk that he took on the shore of the Inland Sea, as he thought longingly about the olden days of haiku.
ume to tuki ikani haikuni kiritoran
plum and moon
how make them haiku
placing the frame