Haiku Requiems – Icebox

Jenkins’ Requiem First Movement:

 

–  in Jenkins’ Requiem movement 8: Now as a spirit
人魂(ひとだま)で 行く気散じや 夏野原
Now as a spirit
I shall roam
the summer fields
Hokusai 北斎
(Edo, 18-19th, ukiyo-e artist)

and in movement 10
Having seen the moon
月も見て我はこの世をかしく哉
Having seen the moon
even I take leave of this life
with a blessing

Chiyo-ni 千代尼
(Matto, Kaga, 18th, most famous haiku poetess)

Source: Haiku Requiems | Icebox

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