Haiku Poem – 旅立ち

my very first dog
slips away before my eyes
soon we say goodbye

初めての犬の旅立ち時近し
はじめての いぬの たびだち とき ちかし

My very first dog is now dying. She is 15 years old which makes her a 110 years old in human years! I am very happy that she is in no pain but she seems so sad and when she looks at me I know that I have to soon say goodbye.

 初めて飼った犬が、今、死にかけています。私の愛犬はメス犬で、年齢は、15歳です。人間でいうと110歳です。痛みのないのが救いです。しかし、悲しそうに私を見つめる姿を見ると、そろそろお別れを言わなくてはという気持ちになります。

– Jim Woodhull
– Japanese by Jim Woodhull and Nakamura Michiko
– Photo by Jim

愛犬からしちゃん

オアフ島ホノルルの虹
美しい虹を渡って旅立とうとしているようです。

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