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Thursday, October 23, 2008

even the horse

Issa 一茶

uma made mo moegi no kaya ni netari keri
馬迄も萌黄の蚊屋に寝たりけり

David's English

even the horses
sleep in light green
mosquito nets!

by Issa, 1819
This haiku has the prescript, "Edo mansion."
http://cat.xula.edu/issa/

sakuo haiga

Who does live in behind ?





4 comments:

Gillena Cox said...

Those mosquitoes are really tearing the place up


much love
gillena

shanna said...

lucky those horses
no flies either

aloha
shanna

sakuo said...

Gillena san,

thank you for your kind word.
You are feeling completely Issa's mind.

sakuo.

sakuo said...

Yes surly it is!!
The horse lives deluxe house.
Watching it Issa may envy them.

sakuo.