Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Wedding Bells Haiku by Natalia Kuznetsova

English Original

wedding bells ...
a cloud of plum blossoms
waltzing in the air          

Honorable Mention, World Haiku Review, April 2014

Natalia Kuznetsova

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

婚禮鐘聲 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

婚礼钟声 ...

Bio Sketch

Living in Moscow, Russia, Natalia Kuznetsova is an assistant professor of English and freelance interpreter. Before discovering the haiku world, she wrote poetry in Russian. She started writing tanka and mostly haiku in English several years ago, and participated in numerous competitions worldwide and won some awards. She now contributes regularly to World Haiku Review, Mainichi Daily, Asahi Haikuist Network, Shiki Kukai and other traditional and on-line publications. She was included on the list of "European Top 100 Most Creative Haiku Authors" from 2010 to 2013.

1 comment:

  1. L1 establishes the thematic and emotional context while the riveting image in Ls 2&3 enhances the tone and mood of the poem.