Friday, October 23, 2015

Butterfly Dream: Shrimp Boat Haiku by Julie Warther

English Original

coming home ...
the outspread arms
of a shrimp boat

tinywords, 14:2, 2014

Julie Warther

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

返家 ...
Chinese Translation (Simplified)

返家 ...

Bio Sketch

Julie Warther lives in Dover, Ohio with her husband and three children.  She serves as the Midwest Regional Coordinator for the Haiku Society of America.

1 comment:

  1. L1 establishes the thematic context of the poem while "outspread arms" in L2 provides a scent link (in Basho's sense of the phrase) to L1, making the image in Ls 2&3 emotionally effective.

    I like this heartwarming image of a shrimp boat with outspread arms on its journey home.