Issa Original 1824
ôyuki wo kabutte tatsu ya fukuju kusa
David’s English http://haikuguy.com/seasonal.html
covered by the big snowyet they stand...New Year's grasses
1824, Age 62
Fifth Month, he marries Yuki, a samurai's daughter (age 38).
After three months they divorce.
New Year's grasses,
is called Fukuju kusa literally, "prosperity grass"
what still more making a flower bloom
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You are an excellent artist, my friend. And i enjoyed yoru translations. Have you some haiku you've written that you have used with some of your haiga?
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