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Re: Issa : floating lotus leaves

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  • lbolenyc
    ... If he was, I m sure he would have rather the horseflies were making their appearance as kites instead! http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~ET3M-TKKW/koryu.html
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      --- In translatinghaiku@yahoogroups.com, "Greve Gabi"
      <gokurakuatworldkigo@...> wrote:
      >
      > floating leaves, floating leaves
      > lotus blossom horseflies
      > feed
      >
      > uki ha uki ha hasu no abu ni zo kuwarekeru
      >
      > by Issa, 1810
      >
      > Tr. David Lanoue
      > http://cat.xula.edu/issa/

      > I wonder, is Issa eaten up by the abu / horseflies ?


      If he was, I'm sure he would have rather the horseflies were making
      their appearance as kites instead!

      http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~ET3M-TKKW/koryu.html


      Larry
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