Monday, March 11, 2013

Butterfly Dream: Shadow Haiku by Beverley George

English Original

lengthening shadow ...
above her eggs the hen's heart
beats against my arm

First Place, British Haiku Society James W Hackett International Haiku Award 2003

Beverley George

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

拉長的影子 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

拉长的影子 ...

Bio Sketch

Beverley George is the past editor of Yellow Moon and the founder/editor of Eucalypt: a tanka journal 2006 - . In September 2009 she convened the 4th Haiku Pacific Rim Conference, in Terrigal, Australia. Beverley presented papers on haiku in Australia at the 3rd Haiku Pacific Rim conference in Matsuyama, Japan in 2007, and on Australian tanka at the 6th International Tanka Festival, Tokyo 2009. She was the president of the Australian Haiku Society 2006-2010.

1 comment:

  1. Beverley's use of the foreshadowing technique is thematically effective, and her visually and emotionally evocative haiku stirs readers to ponder what's left unsaid.