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Monday, January 07, 2008

snow melting

David's English
butterflies flit--
deep in Shinano
tracks of sandals

cho^ tobu ya shinano no oku no zo^ri michi

蝶とぶやしなののおくの草履道

by Issa, 1811

sakuo renku
雪融けうれし草履で歩く
yuki doke ureshi zouri de aruku

delighted with snow melting
walk with sandals

4 comments:

tankawoman said...

Hello, this is an real adventure to do this work everyday. I am inspired:

sakuo paints
while Issa watches his brush
is his breath too cold?
No, I hear a him chortle
Immortal Issa

sakuo said...

Thank you Tankawoman san for your kind comment.
Your Issa tanka is very excellent.

sakuo.

PATRICIJA said...

I'm speechless,... this is a realy good haiga...You impressived me.

Patricija

Inside our hands, outside our hearts said...

These seem to have a way to render the heart happy. How wonderful!

Tara