Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Happy 70th, Ed Baker, from Ed Baker (& Issa)

Originally published in Sketchbook

Full Moon
Here seventy years
Big fucking deal
Ed Baker

Buddha amid birthday flowers--
even the moon
deigns to rise
translated by David G. Lanoue

Ed, happy birthday from all at the Lilliput / Issa poetry family.  Your work, in the word and on canvas, is a big-time favorite here.


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Conrad DiDiodato said...

Happy birthday, Ed!

You & STONE GIRL rock

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday to my Ed!

Yours truly,

Stone Girl

tom said...

Happy Birthday - oh, one who is older than I

My word verification is pingly - so
I hope you have a pingly day of it.

Tom, who is waiting for the snow to come.

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

No harm wished and a happy pingly day - Ed, it doesn't get better than this.

And my word verification is, no lie,
"cheri," so stick it right on top ...