the great festival shrine
yabuiri no o^ omikoshi no to^ri keri
by Issa, 1813
After New Year's (First Month, 16th Day), servants in the cities were given time off to return to their native villages and families. The festival shrine is a huge, decorated palanquin昔の）輿（こし）, 駕籠. In Issa zenshu^ two readings for the character, "palanquin," are given: norimono and omikoshi (Nagano: Shinano Mainichi Shimbunsha, 1976-79, 1.36; 3.215).
hashi ha afureru mature no gotoshi
bridges are overflowed
as like Festival.