Monday, January 28, 2013

Butterfly Dream: Darker Silence Haiku by Irene Golas

English Original

snow falling…
a darker silence
in my father’s room

Simply Haiku, 3:4, Winter 2005

Irene Golas

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

正在下雪 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

正在下雪 ...

Bio Sketch

Irene Golas has published poetry in a number of haiku and tanka journals, including Acorn, Eucalypt, Frogpond, Heron’s Nest, Ribbons, and Simply Haiku. Her work has also appeared in Carpe Diem: Canadian Anthology of Haiku; Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka (2010) and other anthologies. In 2012, she and Ignatius Fay published Breccia, a collection of haiku and related forms. She lives in Sudbury, Ontario.

1 comment:

  1. Irene's emotionally effective use of the jux. of "falling snow" and "darker silence" successfully explores the “psychology/psychological contrasts of color," challenging the reader to reexamine the relationship with his/her father.