Thursday, May 5, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Emptiness Haiku by Dietmar Tauchner

English Original

winter dusk
the fly in my glass
explores the emptiness

Noise of Our Origin, 2013

Dietmar Tauchner

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Dietmar Tauchner, born in 1972 in Austria, lives & works in Puchberg & Vienna, as a social-worker / counselor, author and lover. His work has been published in various magazines & anthologies worldwide. He received some awards, as the Taisho (Grand Prize) at the International Kusamakura Haiku Competition in Kumamoto, Japan, in 2013; and received the Second Place for Noise of Our Origin (Red Moon Press, Winchester, 2013) at the 2014 HSA Mildred Kanterman Merit Book Awards

1 comment:

  1. L1 establishes the seasonal and emotional context while the poignant image of a [personified] fly exploring in the speaker's empty wine glass effectively enhances the tone and mood of the poem.