Hangesho is one of the solar terms in the East which deeply related to how agricultural jobs be done according to the seasons. It used to be fixed on the eleventh day after the Summer solstice and this year it falls on July 1st, and in Kansai region <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansai_region> a tradition of eating octopuses on this day has been practiced as making a wish that rice seedings will grow firmly into the earth like the octopuses’ s eight legs.
Boiled octopuses are all sold out/
At fish stores/
Translation and calligraphy by Tomoko
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