Saturday, January 5, 2013

Butterfly Dream: Footsteps Haiku by S.M. Abeles

English Original

my father's footsteps the size of every morning

World Haiku Review, December 2012

S.M. Abeles

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

S.M. Abeles lives and writes in Washington, D.C.  He composes poems on dog walks and train rides, and elsewhere when the moment strikes.  His work appears frequently in the usual haiku and tanka journals, and he posts at least one new poem daily on his website, The Empty Sky

1 comment:

  1. The disruption of a semantic flow through the skillful use of a symbolically resonant word, "size," adds emotional weight to the poem.