Masajo 真砂女 1955 age 49
te wo noseshi mune no ususa ya kesa no aki
Lee & Emiko’s English
I touched my chest
and felt its thinness---
autumn’s first morning
At that time, I weighed less than 40 kilograms ( 88 pounds). My chest, which had recovered from a mild case of tuberculosis, was thin, but I kept burning desire in this thin chest.
Seasonal word* autumn’s first morning
Notte: Kesa no aki is the morning of the first day of autumn, which is around August 7th or 8th.