Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Butterfly Dream: Passing Clouds Haiku by Goda V. Bendoraitiene

English Original

passing clouds before gale --
we stick to our own

WHA Haiga Contest, April 2014

Goda V. Bendoraitiene

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

在大風吹之前飄過的雲彩 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

在大风吹之前飘过的云彩 --

Bio Sketch

Goda V. Bendoraitiene lives in Klaipeda, Lithuania. She studied English at Vilnius Pedagogical University. At the age of 48, she was inspired to write haiku and joined the Lithuanian site for Literature. She publishes poetry, arranges national haiku contests, and takes part in the contests as a member of the jury.

1 comment:

  1. The fresh and emotionally resonant juxtaposition lifts the poem out of the ordinary, and on a second reading, "clouds" and "gale" successfully carry symbolic significance.