Hirose River

by Sakutaro Hagiwara

Sakutaro Hagiwara

The Hirose River runs all white,
As time wiles away, so too disappear all fanciful thoughts.
Hoping to bait life on hook and line,
I dangled my fishing rod in the river yesterday.
O such merriment has long receded,
Now minnowy fish scarce catch the eye.

Last updated January 14, 2019