Sunday, October 19, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Welcome Song Haiku by Radhey Shiam

English Original

first rain
frogs and I sing
a welcome song

Radhey Shiam


Chinese Translation (Traditional)

第一場雨
青蛙和我合唱
歡迎曲

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

第一场雨
青蛙和我合唱
欢迎曲


Bio Sketch

Radhey Shiam: Born on Jan. 14,1922, inherited love for literature, Gandhian way of life, universal brotherhood and human religion, influenced by Danish saint Mr. Alfred Emanuel Sorensen popularly known as ‘Sunyata’. Contributes haiku, tanka, articles and poems in English, Hindi and Urdu languages to Indian and foreign magazines. The Saigyo Award for Tanka 2009, Publication – Song of Life published by Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan.

1 comment:

  1. L1 sets the scene of the poem while Ls 2&3 successfully convey a sense of joyfulness with an aesthetic focus on the "hai" (comic)

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