1 haiku out of 10000
.江戸の雨何石呑んだ時鳥 edo no ame nan goku nonda hototogisu
how many gallons
of Edo's rain did you drink?
1 koku = 4.96 bushels. Shinji Ogawa believes that this haiku expresses Issa's feeling over his long exile in Edo (present-day Tokyo)--a city that, according to Shinji, "Issa never liked."