Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Body Haiku by Dubravko Korbus

English Original

silence ...
my body too
a blossoming cherry

Honorable Mention, 2009 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Dubravko Korbus

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

寂静 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

寂静 ...

Bio Sketch

Dubravko Korbus was born in 1964 in Ivanic Grad, Croatia where he now lives.  He published two books of poetry, organized haiku meeting and judged the Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contests.  So far he has received a number of awards for haiku in Croatia, USA, and Japan.

1 comment:

  1. Combined with "...," L1 successfully sets up a meditative space for the reader while the use of too in L2 enhances the speaker's vision/state of mind, emphasizing the understanding of the transient beauty of cherry blossoms/human body.