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Friday, February 27, 2009

my home

Issa 一茶

我宿は蚤捨薮のとなり哉
waga yado wa nomi sute yabu no tonari kana

David's English

my home-- 
next door to a thicket 
of fleas

by Issa, 1821

Literally, Issa's house is next door to a thicket where 

others (people? animals?) have discarded their fleas.
http://cat.xula.edu/issa/

sakuo haiga

itching



4 comments:

John McDonald said...

enjoyed this sakuo san
john

Gillena Cox said...

unhappy neighbour Issa

much love
gillena

sakuo said...

John san,

Thank you for your having same feeling.

Itch!!

sakuo.

sakuo said...

Woon, Gillena san !
I appreciate your feeling.

Thanks a lot.

sakuo.