Saturday, December 20, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Mailman's Footprints Haiku by Peggy Heinrich

English Original

snowy day
connecting houses
the mailman's footprints

Third Prize, 11th International Kusamakura Haiku Competition

Peggy Heinrich

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Peggy Heinrich's haiku have appeared in almost every haiku journal both nationally and internationally and in many anthologies. Awards include Top Prize in the Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest in both 2009 and 2010. Peeling an Orange, a collection of her haiku with photographs by John Bolivar, was published in 2009 by Modern English Tanka Press. Forward Moving Shadows, a collection of her tanka, with photographs by John Bolivar, was published in 2012.

1 comment:

  1. Warmth and sentiment are effectively conveyed through visually and emotionally evocative imagery.

    The mailman's footprints connect houses while the letters/packages he just delivered link human hearts together