Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Butterfly Dream: Parking Lot Haiku by Adelaide B. Shaw

English Original

mall parking lot --
river gulls shop
the dumpsters

Moonset, spring 2009

Adelaide B. Shaw

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

商場停車場 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

商场停车场 --

Bio Sketch

Adelaide B. Shaw lives in Milbrook, NY with her husband. She has published short fiction, children’s poetry and stories, haiku, tanka, haibun and haiga. She has served as an editor and as a contest judge for Japanese style poetry. Her haiku blog is: www.adelaide-whitepetals.blogspot.com/ Her haiku collection, An Unknown Road, won a 2009 Merit Book Award sponsored by the Haiku Association of America.

1 comment:

  1. Good context setting line (L1) and verb choice.

    The implied contrasts between the two parts of the haiku are humorously effective.