haiku friday

幾十年・使い来し身の・露に濡れ

いくじゅうねん・つかいきしみの・つゆにぬれ

This corporal frame that I have used for decades is now wet with dew.

山口誓子・1953

Grammar note:

使い来し is equivalent to the modern 使って来た, indicating that the action has occurred continuously and still continues.

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