Saturday, May 23, 2020

Butterfly Dream: Early Morning Stroll Haiku by Elehna de Sousa

English Original

early morning stroll ...
puddle gazing
into cherry blossoms

Sakura Award, 2016 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational

Elehna de Sousa

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

清晨漫步 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Elehna de Sousa was born and raised in Hong Kong. She came to Canada in 1967 for higher studies and has stayed every since. Formerly a psychotherapist, she now is active in the world of mixed-media art, photography and short form Japanese poetry. She currently lives on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia where her creativity is nurtured by the quietude and beauty of her living environment, surrounded by forest and sea. In 2005, she published a limited edition book of photography and haiku, A Shower of Blossoms.

1 comment:

  1. Enhanced by a shift in perspective, the jux. of morning stroll and cherry blossoms reflected from a puddle is fresh and effective.