Friday, March 20, 2015

Butterfly Dream: Father's Day Haiku by Kashinath Karmakar

English Original

Father's Day --
in her sleep my wife
calls me Dad

Honorable Mention, 2013  Mainichi Haiku Contes

Kashinath Karmakar

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

父親節 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

父亲节 --

Bio Sketch

Kashinath Karmakar (kash poet) lives in Durgapur, India. An electrical engineer by profession, he came to know about haiku in 2011 through a poetry site called poetrysoup. His works have appeared in various online and print journals like Frogpond, Tinywords, The Heron's Nest, Prune Juice, and Creatrix. In 2013 he won  third prize in Kusamakura International Haiku Contest and a HM in the Mainichi International Haiku Contest. He has over the years placed among the top in several kuka.

1 comment:

  1. L1 establishes the thematic context of the poem while Ls 2&3 portray a heartfelt sense of loss.