for you fleas
the night must be long...
nomi domo ga sazo yonaga daro sabishi karo
Issa, 1813, 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.
At this time he decided to settle down in his native town, giving up his 37 years Edo life. But often he reminded his lively Edo life.