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 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

把石头从鞋子上抖掉 --

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.