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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

water mill


sakuo sketched at R-Lauer Slaughter in England.


sakuo pictured at a park in Tokyo.


David's English
mountain village--
pure water
husks the rice

yama-zato wa kome wo tsukasuru shimizu kana
一茶
.山里は米をつかする清水かな

by Issa, 1823
A mountain stream powers a rice-pounding mill.

sakuo renku
古今東西水車変らず
kokon touzai suisya kawarazu

All ages and countries
water mill doesn’t change





4 comments:

Gabi Greve said...

This is really lovely, Sakuo san !
Thanks for your great work always!
GABI

John McDonald said...

superb sketch sakuo san
john

sakuo said...

Thank you, gabi san, you always encourage me much.

sakuo.

sakuo said...

john Mcdnald san, thank you so much.
I went to your site where I found
ashe san's opinion that is very interest.

I misjudged that ashe san is same person who is called "ash or mountain ash"

sakuo.