Sunday, April 24, 2005

Sato, My dear !

looking for the bead

David English
looking for the beadof dew she pinched...a child

-Issa, 1819
57 years old. wrote [ oraga haru-- my spring ]. On June first daughter died.

sakuo Japanese
探しおる 露珠つまみし あの子哉
sagasi oru tuyudama tumamisi anoko kana

Issa Original
tsuyu no tama tsumande mitaru warabe kana

sakuo image
She is Sato , Issa's first daughter who has died on this June. She was two years old, laughing ! speaking ! she was realy Issa's pleasure. How was he sad !!

Issa site

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