Thursday, June 2, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Moonlit River Haiku by Rita Odeh

English Original

moonlit river --
a giraffe sipping
the stars

First Place, European Quarterly Kukai, 7, 2014

Rita Odeh

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

月照的河流 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

月照的河流 --

Bio Sketch

Rita Odeh is from Nazareth, Israel. She comes from a christian Palestinian  family. She has B.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Haifa University. She has published 6 books of poetry,one book of short stories, three electronic novels, one e-book of Haiku. Her poetry has been published in several international publications. Rita is Co-Editor of International Haiku. Her haiku and haiga artwork are featured in her "Catching The Moment" blog.

1 comment:

  1. The juxtaposition of a moonlit river and a giraffe sipping stars works effectively, lifting the poem out of the ordinary.

    A calm moment is keenly captured in this visually riveting and emotionally engaging haiku.