Monday, March 31, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Summer Sale Haiku by Ignatius Fay

English Original

summer sale
adjusting her bra
in the shop window

Ignatius Fay

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Ignatius Fay is a retired invertebrate paleontologist. His poems have appeared in many of the most respected online and print journals, including The Heron’s Nest, Modern Haiku, Ars Poetica, Gusts, Chrysanthemum and Eucalypt. Books: Breccia (2012), a collaboration with fellow haiku poet, Irene Golas; Points In Between (2011), an anecdotal history of his first 23 years. He is the new editor of the Haiku Society of America Bulletin. Ignatius resides in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

1 comment:

  1. L1 successfully sets the context, seasonal and thematic, while Ls 2&3 open up an interpretative space, leaving 'dreaming room' for the reader's imagination. The collocation of summer and bra is emotionally effective.