nori kowaki katabira kaburu hirune kana
his starched summer
robe his blanket...
by Issa, 1803
Katabira refers to a light summer garment made of hemp. The napper is either wearing the garment or using it as a cover. For my translation, I picked the latter. An alternate version: wearing his starched summer robe... siesta
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1803 aged 43, Issa was a poor poet .
He visited his sponsors around north area for living and
in night with sponsor
enjoying haiku together
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another excellent one sakuo san
Thanks for another great haiga, Sakuo san!
I made a link on the SUMMER ROBES pages of the World Kigo Database!
Yes, very nice, Sakuo san! I got the link in our multimedia group.
John san thank you for your kind compliment.
Thank you Gabi san for your linking to your rich site.
It is full of information on Japanese summer Kimono.
It is worth to visit once!!
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