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Monday, February 22, 2010

sleeping tree

Issa 一茶 1813 age 51

長の日やびんづるどのと合歓の花
naga no hi ya binzuru dono to nemu [no] hana

David’s English

a long day--
Holy Binzuru and blossoms
of
sleeping tree

Binzuru is a Buddhist saint, one of the 16 Enlightened Ones. Folk custom dictates that if one prayerfully rubs his image, he or she will recover from illness; 
http://cat.xula.edu/issa/

sakuo haiga


7 comments:

Devika said...

Nice one, Sakuo san :)

wishes,
devika

sakuo said...

It is too sleepy time.
Devika san,
thank you for comment.

sakuo.

Magyar said...

Binzuru's touch
these blossoms of young age
above my dream

Gillena Cox said...

nice haiga Sauko san; the sleeping tree blossoms looks like something we have here in TT called powder puff blossoms

much love
gillena

sakuo said...

Thank you Magyar san.
I am very delighted to have your nice comment.

sakuo.

sakuo said...

Gillena san,
Power puff blossom!
It is beautiful image!!
Thank you for sharing.

sakuo.

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