Issa 一茶 1817 age 52.
fukagawa ya fune mo hito-gumi toshiwasure
on a boat, too, a party
drinks away the year
This haiku refers to an end-of-year drinking party. Fukagawa is a neighborhood in Edo (today's Tokyo) on Sumida River's east bank. The great haiku poet Basho^ lived there in his Basho^-an ("Banana-leaf hermitage").