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Saturday, August 02, 2008

cool breeze

一茶 1815年
涼風やあひに相生の蝉の声
suzukaze ya ai ni aioi no semi no koe

David’s English
cool breeze--
growing up together
the cicadas sing

by Issa, 1815
Sumiyoshi is a Shinto shrine in Osaka.
#visit http://cat.xula.edu/issa/

sakuo kaiga
1815, aged 53, last year he married with 28 young bride. It was his happiest time.
The second phrase comes from popular wedding song, Takasago that is very old and traditional song.
It means happy couple will get old together till the hairs become white.

3 comments:

Narayanan Raghunathan said...

Stunning ~ Sakuo san~

sakuo said...
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sakuo said...

Thank you narayanan san.
I am very glad to hear from you.

sakuo.