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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

down to two leaves

一茶 1806年
二葉から朝顔淋し春の霜
futaba kara asagao sabishi haru no shimo

David’s English
down to two leaves

the lonely morning-glory...

spring frost


by Issa, 1806 age 44, live in Edo. http://cat.xula.edu/issa/

sakuo haiga
Issa is out of Basho’s mainstream and begin to make his own haiku.It’s his destiny.


2 comments:

John McDonald said...

delightful touch, the face on the leaf
john

sakuo said...

Thank you John san.
Issa had no self-confidence at the time.

sakuo.