Friday, November 9, 2018

Butterfly Dream: Summer Drought Haiku by Barbara Tate

English Original

summer drought
ant tracks in the dust
to another world

Barbara Tate


Chinese Translation (Traditional)

夏季旱災
塵土中螞蟻的行蹤
引導到另一個世界

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

夏季旱灾
尘土中蚂蚁的行踪
引导到另一个世界


Bio Sketch

Barbara Tate is an award winning artist & writer.  She is a member of the Haiku Society of America and the British Haiku Society.  Her work has appeared in Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Santa Fe Literary Review, Presence, Hedgerow, The Heron's Nest and NeverEnding Story, among others.  She currently lives in Winchester, TN.

2 comments:

  1. The opening line sets the theme while the unexpected yet thematically significant last line makes this environmentally conscious haiku emotionally effective.

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  2. Dear Chen-ou Thank you so much for this honor and making me feel like a member of the NeverEnding Story family.

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