Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Butterfly Dream: Rainy Skies Haiku by Freddy Ben-Arroyo

English Original

black umbrellas walking under rainy skies

Bones, 2, June 2013

Freddy Ben-Arroyo 

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Freddy Ben-Arroyo is a retired professor of Structural Engineering at the Technion--Israel Institute of Technology. Born in Bulgaria, he emigrated to Israel during WWII and since then lives in Haifa. He began writing haiku 25 years ago, after Zen training. He is married, has one daughter, three grandchildren and two great-grandsons.

1 comment:

  1. Freddy adopts a fixed bird's eye view approach to a street scene on a rainy day. The pace of a one-liner makes this ichibutsu shitate (one-Image/object/topic haiku) work effectively.

    Note. For more info. about ichibutsu shitate, see "To the Lighthouse: Ichibutsu Shitate (One-Image/Object/Topic Haiku), " which can be accessed at http://neverendingstoryhaikutanka.blogspot.ca/2015/01/to-lighthouse-ichibutsu-shitate-one.html