Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Butterfly Dream: Forest Gums Haiku by Marilyn Humbert

English Original

winter creaks
between forest gums --
night deepens

Cattails, September 2015

Marilyn Humbert

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

吱吱作響 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

吱吱作响 --

Bio Sketch

Marilyn Humbert lives in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney NSW surrounded by bush. Her pastimes include writing free verse poetry, tanka, tanka prose and related genre. She is the leader of Bottlebrush Tanka Group and member of the Huddle and Bowerbird Tanka Groups. Her tanka appears in Australian and international journals.

1 comment:

  1. The emotionally resonant juxtaposition of auditory and visual imagery makes this poem atmospherically effective.