Otata will appear as a pdf from now on.
There are two additions to otata’s bookshelf this month —
Tom Montag’s The Miles No One Wants
Cuccagna — Italian senryu
selected and translated by
Valeria Simonova Cecon
Otata will come again
late fall in the mountains
— Santoka as translated by Burton Watson
Otata mo aru hi wa kite kureru yama no aki fukaku
As Watson notes, “Otata was a woman who went around selling fish in the area of Santoka’s cottage in Matsuyama.”
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