By the poet Saiba
written on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, 1858
I shift my pillow
closer to the
ho e korobasu
— from Japanese Death Poems written by zen monks and haiku poets on the verge of death
compiled with an introduction by Yoel Hoffmann (Tuttle, 1986)
This is reprinted as a review of the book, which does not need any further review than an example of the one of the book's many poems.