o-shu^gi ni yuki mo furu nari dondo yaki
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/
Age 54, his happiest New Year.