Thursday, September 3, 2015

Butterfly Dream: Cardiogram Haiku by Carl Seguiban

English Original

between beats
on the cardiogram --
patter of rain

Creatrix, September 2014

Carl Seguiban


Chinese Translation (Traditional)

在心電圖上
心臟搏動之間 --
淅瀝雨聲

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

在心电图上
心脏搏动之间 --
淅沥雨声


Bio Sketch

Carl Seguiban resides in British Columbia which inspires his haiku. His poems have been published in Mayfly, Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Bottle Rockets, A Hundred Gourds, Moongarlic, Presence, Under the Basho, paper wasp, The Heron's Nest, Cattails, Prune Juice among others.

1 comment:

  1. The contrast of sounds between the two parts of the poem is visually and emotionally effective, and the symbolically rich closing image, "patter of rain," opens up a space for the reader's imagination and interpretation.

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