Friday, November 18, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Silver Sound Haiku by Kris Lindbeck

English Original

Waxing moon
The silver sound
of crickets

Kris Lindbeck


Chinese Translation (Traditional)

下弦月
蟋蟀   
的銀白叫聲

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

下弦月
蟋蟀   
的银白叫声


Bio Sketch

Kris Lindbeck has been writing Japanese short form poetry since 2009. She can be found on Twitter @krislindbeck and tumblr. She has published in Prune Juice, Haiku News, Bones, and Skylark.. She is also working on a book of poems about biblical women.

1 comment:

  1. The use of synaesthesia and an effective "scent link" (in Basho's sense of the phrase) between the "silver" sound and the "waxing moon" lift the poem up a notch.

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