Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Unsteady Feet Haiku by George Swede

English Original

unsteady feet --
the increasing weight
of the past  

Frogpond, 2012, 35.3

George Swede

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

不穩的腳步 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

不稳的脚步 --

Bio Sketch

George Swede's most recent collections of haiku are Almost Unseen (Decatur, IL: Brooks Books, 2000) and Joy In Me Still (Edmonton: Inkling Press, 2010).He is a former editor of Frogpond: Journal of the Haiku Society of America (2008-2012) and a former Honorary Curator of the American Haiku Archives (2008-2009).

1 comment:

  1. Combining fragility (external observation) with the state of mind (internal self) provides a deeper understanding of what the poet felt and thought without resorting many words and detailed description.

    George's well-crafted haiku shows one of the beauties of haiku -- less is more.