Friday, April 17, 2015

Butterfly Dream: Ifs and Buts Haiku by Shloka Shankar

English Original

sliver moon...
my ifs and buts
wear him out

Gems: an anthology of haiku, senryu, and sedoka, 2014

Shloka Shankar

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

天邊一片月 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

天边一片月 ...

Bio Sketch

Shloka Shankar is a freelance writer residing in India. Her work appears in over two dozen international anthologies. Her haiku, haiga and tanka have appeared in numerous print and online journals. She is also the editor of the literary and arts journal, Sonic Boom.

1 comment:

  1. L1 sets the scene for the poem while Ls 2&3 enhance the tone and mood. On a second reading, L1 could be read as a symbol of the speaker's relationship or L1 at least gains symbolic significance.