Twelfth month singers
Twelfth Month singers--their butts facing Sumida River
56 years old, stay in Sinano. first daughter was born on May.
節季候 尻面向ける 角田川
setuki zoro siri tura mukeru sumida-gawa
sekizoro no shiri no saki nari sumida-gawa
Similar haiku of Twelfth Month singers
sekirei no shiri de hayasu ya se[k]kizoro
performing behind a waterfall...Twelfth Month singers
edo no yo wa onna mo su nari sekkizoro
Edo's world--women also are Twelfth Month singers
Edo is the old name for Tokyo. In this large and culturally progressive city, even women participate in an activity once reserved exclusively for men
Issa was surprised to see women beggers singing near the Sumida river in Edo.
Look femal Beggers sing with her hip swinging !.
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You just commented on my blog and what a neat surprise to come here and find Issa, my favorite of the old masters, along with wonderful art. I have an Issa link on my blog, but don't think it's yours. If not, I'm adding you to my links there. This is a wonderful site.
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