Nicholas Bulka

1920-2019

Death poem by Moriya Sen’an

 

我死なば
酒屋の瓶の下にいけよ
もしや雫の
もりやせんなん

Ware shinaba
sakaya no kame no
shita ni ikeyo
moshi ya shizuku no
mori ya sen nan

Bury me when I die
beneath a wine barrel
in a tavern.
With luck
the cask will leak

                Nicholas 'Nick' Bulka

- Born January 21, 1920 in Bayonne, NJ, 11th of 12 children

- Married 75 years to Mary

- Left us on February 5, 2019 in Columbia, MD

​- He was 99 years old