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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

plovers singing

一茶 1811年
千鳥鳴九月三十日と諷ひけり
chidori naku kugatsu misoka to utai keri

David’s English
plovers singing--
"It's the last day
of Ninth Month!"

In the old Japanese calendar, Ninth Month, 30th day was the last day of autumn. The plovers, winter birds, are singing of their season which will begin, officially, tomorrow.
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sakuo haiga
a lot of things to do.

2 comments:

John McDonald said...

love this one sakuo san
john

sakuo said...

Dear John san,
Thank you very much for your compliment.

sakuo.