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Saturday, May 17, 2008

blade of grass

小林一茶 1814年
一本の草も涼風やどりけり
ippon no kusa mo suzukaze yadori keri

David’s English
even on one blade of grass
the cool wind
lives

by Issa, 1814 http://cat.xula.edu/issa/

sakuo
1814, Age 52
Fourth Month, Issa marries Kiku ("Chrysanthemum": age 28).
It was the happiest time in his life.

2 comments:

John McDonald said...

enjoyed this one sakuo san
john

sakuo said...

Thanks John san for your comment.

sakuo.