Ban-jit-go-ri

Long and short needles
look like stamen †
In the flowery cushion.
Twisted thread skeins
Skinny thin bobbins wound
their waists fat and colorful.
Tightly embroidered thimble
Momís forefinger shielded.
Big fabric cutting scissors
Flat thread clippers.
They make a friendly gang.
Polished long bamboo ruler
†in its leather case
showing its long friendship.
Ruler, scissors,
†needle ín thread, thimble,
big and small irons are
her seven best friends.

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