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Thursday, May 10, 2007

blue hanging bell

David’s English
coolness--
a blue hanging bell
red blossoms

suzushisa ya aoi tsuri-gane akai hana
一茶
.涼しさや青いつりがね赤い花

by Issa, 1825





Additional image
Hanging bell is in Temple.
Suppose red blossom were ladies, the blue bell should be young man.
Temple plus young man come to young priest, whose head is shaved,
blue and cool.

2 comments:

John McDonald said...

i love these sakuo san
john

sakuo said...

Thank you John san for your comment.
We sometimes feel sexual atraction on the blue head of young boy.
Is it unnatural ?

sakuo.