Sunday, July 23, 2006
unforgettable Edo !
Age 51 Second Month, he is living in Kashiwabara in a rented house. In autumn, his inheritance dispute finally settled, he moves into his family home.
dai no ji ni nete suzushisa yo sabishisa yo
With arms and legs spread wide, the poet's body forms the Japanese character "big" (dai no ji)--the first word in the Japanese text of this poem.
[so cool] is his home village. [ so lonely] is here far from Edo city where he spent his 35 years.
edo no nigiwai wasure rarezu
the booｍing in Edo