Friday, November 20, 2015

Butterfly Dream: Wishing Lamp Haiku by Archana Kapoor Nagpal

English Original

new moon --
another wishing lamp
on father’s grave

Modern Haiku, 45:3, Fall 2014

Archana Kapoor Nagpal

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

新月 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

新月 --

Bio Sketch

Archana Kapoor Nagpal is an internationally published author of 7 books, and her winning stories are now part of international anthologies. She writes inspirational content for corporate newsletters, websites, blogs and print publications. Her inspirational poems touch every area of a person's life. She enjoys writing haiku and tanka as well. Visit her Amazon Author Profile to know more about her.

1 comment:

  1. The cyclical nature of life/afterlife is well expressed by the resonant jux. of the Moon's phase ("new moon," the first phase of the lunar cycle) and "wishing lamp" on the grave.

    And "another" in L2 effectively adds emotional weight to the poem.