Sunday, August 16, 2015

Butterfly Dream: Family Portrait Haiku by Shloka Shankar

English Original

autumn deepens …
the family portrait hangs
from a rusty nail

Daily Haiga, June 2014

Shloka Shankar

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

秋意漸濃 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

秋意渐浓 ...

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. Shloka's emotionally and visually effective juxtaposition generates a subtle sentiment (of "sabi") that emerges quietly in the overtones of the poem.