Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Pinned Butterflies Haiku by Renée Owen

English Original

how to give up
this earthly body --
pinned butterflies

Modern Haiku, 45:2, Summer 2014

Renée Owen

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

這個塵世的身體 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

这个尘世的身体 --

Bio Sketch

Renée Owen’s first full-length collection, Alone on a Wild Coast, won a Snapshot Press Book Award and a Honourable Mention in the Haiku Foundation's 2014 Touchstone Distinguished Book Awards.  A psychotherapist and mixed-media artist, Renée enjoys performing her poetry for live audiences with her musician husband, Brian Foster

1 comment:

  1. The symbolically rich and emotionally poignant juxtaposition between an "earthly body" and "pinned butterflies" opens up an interpretative/mental space for the reader's imagination/emotion.