Friday, March 11, 2005

wish to sleep in a ball


David English
sleeping in a ballon a winter's little nook

-Issa, 1815
53 years old. On last year he has got his father's asset and married with Kiku.September he went to Edo to publish his poem book. and being to Bosyu for visiting his haiku friends. come back to his village on December.

sakuo Japanese
冬の夜や 丸まり眠る 我が小部屋
fuyu no yo ya marumari nemuru waga ko beya

Issa Original
fuyu no yo wo manmaru ni neru kosumi kana

sakuo sentiment
This haiku makes me smooth. If possible, I wish to sleep in such surrounding.

Issa site

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