Saturday, December 02, 2006

next year new birth

Issa original
Issa (tran. by David) to English
sakuo Renku

1821, Age 59

1819 first daughter die.
1820 second son born.
1821 the son die on first month
next year, on third month third son born.


Anonymous said...

Dear Sakuo,
Your blog is like a parallel treasure after david lanoue's website & his issa haiku-a-day. the references that you give about the context & cultural meaning of issa's haikus gives a completely additional angle to his haiku. thank you very much!

Unknown said...

thank you anish san for your compliment.
Your understanding is very pleased to me.
Please come and place your comment for our Issa lovers.