Monday, November 11, 2013

Butterfly Dream: Pregnant Woman Haiku by Diana Teneva

English Original

at the florist’s --
a pregnant woman’s face
among sunflowers

Under the Basho, 1:1, Autumn 2013

Diana Teneva


Chinese Translation (Traditional)

在花店 --
向日葵花簇中
孕婦的臉

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

在花店 --
向日葵花簇中
孕妇的脸


Bio Sketch

Diana Teneva is a Bulgarian writer. Her poems have been published in many journals, including  Sketchbook: A Journal for Eastern and Western Short Forms, World Haiku Review, The Heron’s Nest, The Mainichi:Haiku in English, Asahi Haikuist Network by The Asahi Shimbun, A Hundred Gourds, Shamrock: Haiku Journal of the Irish Haiku Society,  and Chrysanthemum. Some of them were translated into Russian, French, English, Italian, Spanish and Croatian.

1 comment:

  1. L1 successfully sets the context while the pleasing image in Ls 2&3, coupled with the symbolic meaning of sunflowers, greatly enhances the poem.

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