Sunday, September 10, 2006

poor Haiku-isst

David’s English
in plum blossoms
kettle soot won't come off...
my wrinkled hands

his comment
Is Issa "ashamed" of his dirty hands amid the pure blossoms?

ume saku ni nabe-zumi torenu shiwade kana

sakuo 寸評

1804 age at 42, Leaving from the old sect, he had jointed to new
Seibi's party who was Issa's sponcer as well as great haiku-ist.

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