Saturday, April 27, 2013

Butterfly Dream: Sleepless Night Haiku by Marion Clarke

English Original

sleepless night
finally my eyes
rest on raindrops

Marion Clarke


Chinese Translation (Traditional)

失眠的夜晚
最後我的雙眼安息
在雨聲中

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

失眠的夜晚
最後我的双眼安息
在雨声中


Bio Sketch

A member of the Irish Haiku Society, Marion Clarke is a writer and artist from Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland. Her work was highly commended in the IHS 2011 International Haiku Competition and, in summer 2012, she received a Sakura award in the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival contest. A selection of her haiku featured in the first national collection of haiku from Ireland, Bamboo Dreams, edited by Anatoly Kudryavitsky. Marion’s poetry and artwork can be found at http://seaviewwarrenpoint.wordpress.com/

2 comments:

  1. Marion's humorous use of enjambment in L3 is effective, successfully giving a tone of karumi (lightness) to this haiku.

    I'll introduce the concept of karumi in my "Poetic Musings" post later today.

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