I doze off
someone else’s butterfly
Spring Haiku Prize, Prizepoem.com
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Anna Yin was born in China and emigrated to Canada in 1999. She has won many awards, including the 2005 Ted Plantos Memorial Award and the 2010 MARTY Award. In 2011, her book Wings Toward Sunlight was published by Mosaic Press. Yin’s poems in English & Chinese as well as ten translations were included in a Canadian Studies textbook used by Humber College. Her Poetry Alive events have been a new approach to helping people explore and appreciate poetry. CBC Radio, China Daily, and CCTV interviewed her several times. Anna Yin was a finalist for Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards 2011 and 2012. Her website: annapoetry.com.