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Monday, October 06, 2008

copying nagging

Issa 一茶


sasa no ya no kogoto no mane wo naku kawazu

笹の家の小言の真似を鳴蛙


David's English


copying the nagging

in the thatched house...

croaking frogs


by Issa, 1816
The house is thatched with bamboo grass (sasa).



sakuo haiga


6 comments:

John McDonald said...

what a terrific haiku and expressed wonderfully sakuo san
john

Gillena Cox said...

another interestin haiga; the way you drew the frogs in the forefront, their sizes and positions they resonate si well Issa's haiku and heightens the humour in the verse

much love
gillena

Magyar said...

Ahhh... the frogs, such "Grand Mimes!"
_m

sakuo said...

John san,
Thank you always.
I am very glade to hear your compliment.

sakuo.

sakuo said...

Thank you Gillena san for your sharp comment that is very helpfull to make haiku image.

sakuo.

sakuo said...

Dear magyar san,
Thank you for your comment with young eyes and old mirror.

sakuo.