This was an outstanding highlight of the YT Haiku Retreat this year.
Ellen Brooks, who has studied Japanese dance for many years,
created and performed a dance on Issa's life from boyhood on. She was accompanied
by musical and sound effects performed by Patricia Machmiller and Betty Arnold
and narration by David Sheretz. It was an amazing treat!
even the tree by the gate
safe and sound...
This translation is from David Lanoue's
amazingly interesting website at: