Straw raincoat

First winter shower

even the monkeys would want

a straw raincoat

Matsuo Basho (松尾芭蕉 1644- 94)

Grass raincoat and hat. Photograph © @KyotoDailyPhoto

A grass raincoat and sedge hat hang on Rakushisha’s (落柿舎) clay wall, signifying the ‘host’ is home. #Kyoto

Many thanks to @KyotoDailyPhoto



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