Thursday, July 19, 2018

Butterfly Dream: Morning Tide Haiku by Elliot Nicely

English Original

receding morning tide his empty apology

Modern Haiku, 48:1, Spring-Winter 2017

Elliot Nicely

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Elliot Nicely is the author of The Black Between Stars (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2017) and Tangled Shadows: Senryu and Haiku (Rosenberry Books, 2013). He resides in Lakewood, Ohio in the United States.

1 comment:

  1. The visually and emotionally resonant juxtaposition of "receding tide" and "empty apology," combined with the functional/symbolic role of the quick pace of a one-liner, is thematically effective.