Saturday, July 16, 2016

Butterfly Dream: White Opal Haiku by Larry Kimmel

English Original

shaking the stone from her shoe --
a white opal swings
from between brown breasts

Haiku Society of America Members' Anthology 1997

Larry Kimmel


Chinese Translation (Traditional)

把石頭從鞋子上抖掉 --
白色蛋白石擺動
在她的棕色雙乳之間

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

把石头从鞋子上抖掉 --
白色蛋白石摆动
在她的棕色双乳之间 


Bio Sketch

Larry Kimmel is a US poet. He holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Pittsburgh University, and has worked at everything from steel mills to libraries. Recent books are this hunger, tissue-thin and shards and dust.  He lives in the hills of Western Massachusetts.

1 comment:

  1. The contrast between and description about two types of stones (in Ls 1&2) make Larry's haiku more sensual and effective.

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