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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

lining up

Issa 一茶 1812 age 50

今来たと顔を並べる乙鳥哉
ima kita to kao wo naraberu tsubame kana

David’s English

lining up
with newcomers' faces...
swallows
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http://cat.xula.edu/issa/

sakuo haiga

Mrs. Kakyo Orimoto was Issa’s haiku student as well as reliable sponsor.
1810 July she was died, he knew it but couldn’t attend her funnel ceremony.
After two years on her memorial day, he came to her tomb to pray for her soul.


lining up

4 comments:

John McDonald said...

another very good one Sakuo san
john

Gillena Cox said...

a sad and beautiful haiga

much love
gillena

sakuo said...

John san,

Arigatou gozaimasu.
thank you for kindness.

sakuo.

sakuo said...

Issa loved her as like child long for mother.
Thank you Gillena san,
arigatou.

sakuo.