Saturday, April 16, 2016



Spring Rain


.たびら雪半分交ぜや春の雨

half of it
is flitting snowflakes...
spring rain

- Kobayashi Issa (year unknown)



.春雨や雀口明く膳の先

spring rain--
a sparrow begs
by my dinner tray

- Kobayashi Issa (1804)



.春雨や火もおもしろきなべの尻

spring rain--
a delightful fire
under the kettle

- Kobayashi Issa (1804)

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