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The months and days…

IMAGE: The months and days are the travellers of eternity. The years that come and go are also voyagers. Those who float away their lives on ships or who grow old leading horses are forever journeying, and their homes are wherever their travels take them. Many of the men of old died on the road.

The months and days are the travellers of eternity. The years that come and go are also voyagers. Those who float away their lives on ships or who grow old leading horses are forever journeying, and their homes are wherever… More »

月日は百代の過客に…

IMAGE: The months and days are the travellers of eternity. The years that come and go are also voyagers. Those who float away their lives on ships or who grow old leading horses are forever journeying, and their homes are wherever their travels take them. Many of the men of old died on the road.

月日は百代(はくたい)の過客(くわかく(かかく))にして、行き交ふ(ゆきこう)年もまた旅人なり。舟の上に生涯(しやうがい(しょうがい))を浮かべ、馬の口とらへて(とらえて)老いを迎ふる(むかうる)者は、日々旅にして、旅を栖(すみか)とす。古人も多く旅に死せるあり。 – 松尾芭蕉 (1644 – 94): 『おくのほそ道[奥の細道]』(冒頭) (kevboynetによるPixabayからの画像) (Google Translateのエンジンを使用した、Sound of Textによるテキスト読み上げ) More »

Old garden lake…

IMAGE: Old garden lake! / The frog thy depths doth seek, / And sleeping echoes wake. //

Old garden lake! / The frog thy depths doth seek, / And sleeping echoes wake. // – Matsuo Bashô [Bashō] (1644 – 94); trans. by Hidesaburo Saito [斎藤秀三郎] (1866 – 1929) (Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech by Sound… More »

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