Thursday, August 24, 2017

Butterfly Dream: Rehab Haiku by Gregory Longenecker

English Original

still fragile
out of the chrysalis
out of rehab

Scattered Acorns, 2014

Gregory Longenecker

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Gregory Longenecker’s work has appeared in numerous publications in the United States and abroad and was featured in A New Resonance, 9 by Red Moon Press. Two editions of the Red Moon Anthologies of English-language haiku have carried his work (2013 & 2014) and Modern Haiku Press, Haiku 2014 and Haiku 2016, as well. Currently on the editorial staff of the Living Haiku Anthology Gregory was a co-judge in the Haiku Society of America’s 2016 Haibun Contest.

1 comment:

  1. L1 sets the thematic and emotional context for the poem while through the technique of syntactic parallelism, a simile is effectively established that enhances the theme.