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Saturday, November 28, 2009

snow on snow

Masajo 真砂女 1961年 55


同じ空の下に住む雪つもるかな

onaji sora no sitani sumu yuki tsumoru kana


Lee & Emiko’s English


under the same sky

your life and my life…

snow piles on snow


Seasonal word; snow ( winter )

Note: Masajo moved to live in Tokyo, and her lover was in a

sanatorium in suburb of Tokyo. Masajo looked up in the sky and

thought they were living under the same sky now. Snow was falling

and was covering the ground. She wondered if his place also

covered with snow.


sakuo haiga




haiku Masajo

8 comments:

John McDonald said...

wonderful haiku wonderfully illustrated
john

sakuo said...

About 40 years before, I had been in same hospital that is illastrated here in my haiga.

Thank you John san for your kind comment.

sakuo.

Magyar said...

... and we hope to have a -very late- thaw. _m

Gillena Cox said...

enjoyed this haiga; it's got tones of Shakespeare's tragic love poems

much love
gillena

sakuo said...

Thank you Magyar san!

arigatou gozaimasu.

sakuo.

sakuo said...

Gillena san,
I am very pleased to hear the name of Great writer.
Thank you for sharing.

sakuo.

Marla Martenson said...

Beautiful painting.

Marla Martenson said...

Beautiful painting.