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Wednesday, October 07, 2009

buck's horn

Issa 一茶 1822 age 60

tied to the young
buck's horn...
a letter

saoshika no tsuno ni musubishi tegami kana
.さをしかの角に結びし手紙哉

An interesting form of mail delivery! Perhaps the deer in question is a tame animal on the grounds of a temple.
http://cat.xula.edu/issa/
By Dr. David.

sakuo renga



2 comments:

John McDonald said...

yes interesting sakuo san
john

sakuo said...

Oh! thank you greatly.

sakuo.