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Sunday, October 12, 2008

on the celebration

Issa 一茶


o-shu^gi ni yuki mo furu nari dondo yaki

御祝儀に雪も降也どんどやき


David's English


snow falls

on the celebration...

New Year's bonfire


by Issa, 1816

On Little New Year's, the day of the year's first full moon ( First Month, 15th day), New Year's decorations of pine-and-bamboo and sacred Shinto rope are burned.http://cat.xula.edu/issa/


sakuo haiga


Age 54, his happiest New Year.




2 comments:

Magyar said...

this new snow
hides the tired footfalls
deer trail
_m

sakuo said...

Dear Magyar san, thank you for your comment.
I am very glade your visiting here.

sakuo.