On May 5, 2004, the New Orleans Haiku Society threw a birthday party for Kobayashi Issa, 241 years old, hosted by David Lanoue and Kathleen Davis.
first arriver, Karel
the sake was a gift to the group from Jim Kacian, who visited last month
Thom and Johnette
Karel and Kathleen
the party ended up on the balcony
Photographs by David G. Lanoue and Kathleen Davisback