Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Winter Rain Haiku by Rebecca Drouilhet

English Original

all day winter rain...
scenes from the passing year
reflected in the pane

Rebecca Drouilhet

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

一整天的冬雨 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

一整天的冬雨 ...

Bio Sketch

Rebecca Drouilhet is a 58-year old retired registered nurse.  In 2012, she won a Sakura award in the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Haiku International.  Her haiku and tanka have appeared in A Hundred Gourds, Modern Haiku, Frogpond, World Haiku Review, Prune Juice, The Heron's Nest, and the Lakeview International Journal of Literature and Art.

1 comment:

  1. This is a cinematic haiku. The window pane functions like a mind screen.

    L1 successfully sets the context, seasonal and emotive, while in Ls 2&3 Rebecca employs the superimposition technique to reveal the implied speaker's state of mind.