Sunday, April 23, 2017

Butterfly Dream: Boarding School Haiku by Neal Whitman

English Original

father and son
the drive to boarding school
in silence

cattails, Winter 2015

Neal Whitman


Chinese Translation (Traditional)

父親和兒子
開車去寄宿學校
一路保持沉默

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

父亲和儿子
开车去寄宿学校
一路保持沉默


Bio Sketch

Neal Whitman lives in Pacific Grove, California, with his wife, Elaine. Neal is the haiku editor for Pulse: Voices from the Heart of Medicine and is Vice President of the United Haiku and Tanka Society.

1 comment:

  1. This "middle-of-the-story" haiku is structured with an emotional undercurrent. What's left unsaid is more important than what's said.

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