Friday, October 17, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Steeple Haiku by Kelley White

English Original

the steeple
piercing the sky ...
dance of snowflakes

Kelley White

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

直刺蒼穹 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

直刺苍穹 ...

Bio Sketch

Pediatrician Kelley White worked in inner city Philadelphia and now works in rural New Hampshire. Her poems have appeared in journals including Exquisite Corpse, Rattle and JAMA.  Her most recent books are TOXIC ENVIRONMENT (Boston Poet Press) and TWO BIRDS IN FLAME (Beech River Books.) She received a 2008 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grant.

1 comment:

  1. Combined with concrete imagery, the visual and tonal shift makes this haiku work atmospherically effective.