Monday, October 6, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Winter Clouds Haiku by Nancy Nitrio

English Original

the moon
behind winter clouds ...
failed marriage

Cattails, May 2014

Nancy Nitrio

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

在寒雲之後 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

在寒云之後 ...

Bio Sketch

Nancy Nitrio began writing haiku in 2007.  Her haiku has been published in various paper and online journal here in the USA and internationally. She has placed second in May 2009 Shiki Monthly Kukai.  She was runner-up in the Snapshot Press Haiku Calendar Contest 2009 and Honorable Mention in the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival 2010. She lives in the Sacramento Valley region of central California with her husband of 44 years and five cats. She also enjoys the practice of Ikebana and origami.

1 comment:

  1. This haiku is tightly structured and subtly conveys its emotional undercurrent through well-chosen phrases, "winter" clouds and "failed" marriage, and juxtaposition.