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Wednesday, May 07, 2008

beautiful courtesan

David’s English
beautiful courtesan--
new clothes for her hometown's
Buddha

keisei ya zaisho no mida e kinu kubari
.傾城や在所のみだへ衣配
by Issa, 1825

visit http://cat.xula.edu/issa/

sakuo renku 連句
何時か我子が 産めるよう
ituka wagako ga umeru you

sometime wishing to bear my baby

2 comments:

Gabi Greve said...

Good Evening, Sakuo San

here is more now about the courtesand in Edo !

GABI
http://darumasan.blogspot.com/2005/01/daruma-and-courtesans.html

sakuo said...

It is shock for us to see Iwabuti station between Kanbara and Yoshihara of Tokaidou.
My wife,Fumiko san was born and grow up in Iwabuti.
And Kanbara is my town.
Your daruma san gives us big present.
Thank you for sharing.

sakuo.