ichiwa niwa suzume mata kite hamaguri ni
sparrows come again
to become clams
from “Ganymede”, Vol. 62, December 1, 2014 issue, Dorinsha, Tokyo, Japan
Fay’s Note: ‘suzume hamaguri to naru’ (sparrow becomes a clam) is one of seventy-two seasons; around mid-October on the modern calendar.