Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Butterfly Dream: Spring Rain Haiku by Dick Whyte

English Original

reading Raizan
"the spring rain”
starts to rain

Simply Haiku, 7:2, Summer 2009

Dick Whyte

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Dick Whyte is an artist from Wellington, New Zealand, who works in a wide range of media (video, music, poetry, visual art, sculpture). He has been writing haiku (and related forms) for the past 6 years, and is the co-editor of Haiku News, a poetry journal dedicated haiku, tanka, senryu and kyoka that engages with sociopolitical issues and themes.

1 comment:

  1. This is a beautifully-crafted, two-axis haiku, which alludes to the following poem by Raizan

    the spring rain
    reflected in the ox's eyes
    unaware its falls