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Monday, September 08, 2008

April Waves

Masajyo  真砂女

あるときは船より高き卯浪かな
arutoki wa fune yori takaki unami kana

Lee & Emiko’s English


at one time
rising above the boat . . .
April waves

Masajyo lived from 1906 to 2003, died at age 96.
Lee Gurga and Emiko Miyashita have issued “Love Haiku”.
http://www.brooksbookshaiku.com/translations/masajolovehaiku.html

sakuo renga


April wave is big and violent.
Masajyo loved the wave as the symbol of her life.
Passion drives all thing.




6 comments:

John McDonald said...

delightful as usual sakuo san
john

Gabi Greve said...

Thanks for talking about Masajo san!

Gabi

Magyar said...

this sleeted rain
and these soldiers of the waves
a young gull
_m

>Nature can be hard, but life carries on.<

sakuo said...

Dear John san,
you are always kind to comment my work.
Thank you so much.

sakuo.

sakuo said...

Gabi san,
I am happy to hear your agreement.
Masajyo is realy woman like woman!
これは変な言い方ですか?

sakuo

sakuo said...

Thank you Magyar san for your comment.

sakuo.