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Apr 3, 2010 at 21:25 o\clock

"Having Reddened the Plum Blossoms"by Yosa Buson (1716-1783)

Having reddened the plum blossoms
      the sunset attacks
               oaks and pines

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  1. quoteGabi Greve wrote at Apr 4, 2010 at 00:12 o\clock:I think this translation is not right.
    here is one by Blyth.

    koobai ya irihi no osou matsu kashiwa

    Red plum-blossoms:
    The setting sun assails
    Pines and oak trees.

    More is here


    Gabi Greve, Japan
    World Kigo Database

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