蕪村の白梅 Watching the Poet’s Plum Blossoms

Watching-Plum-Blossoms

白梅(しらうめ)に  明くる夜(よ)ばかりと  なりにけり

(蕪村臨終の句)

When I’m watching plum blossoms, I’m hearing the haiku of Buson :

“To white plum blossoms,

Each Night just dawning,

Evermore.”

 © Yann Becker www.ymedia.ch