Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Butterfly Dream: Jar of Fireflies Haiku by Engin Gülez

English Original

no stars tonight --
my daughter brings me
a jar of fireflies

Commendation, 2015 Polish International Haiku Competition

Engin Gülez

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

今晚沒有星星 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

今晚没有星星 --

Bio Sketch

Engin Gülez's haiku have been published in a number of journals and anthologies. He lives in Ankara, Turkey.

1 comment:

  1. L3 surprises and delights the reader. The shift, tonal and emotional, is effective.

    This heartwarming haiku reminds me one of my published haiku on the same topic:

    one by one
    fireflies escape my glass jar...
    starry night

    Editor's First Choice Haiku, Sketchbook, July / August 2011 "bugs / insects" Haiku Thread