- hoshi hitotsu nokoshite otsuru hanabi kana
is left after the fall
of the fireworks
Sakai Hoitsu （1761 - 1829)
Tr. Gabi Greve
Introducing a painter and poet of the Edo period.
It might have been the most bright star in the constellation of
scorpius (scorpio), Antares, who appeares red in the night sky.
Antares is the sixteenth brightest star in the nighttime sky.
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