Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Butterfly Dream: Winter Haiku by Rajna Begović

English Original

Winter sunshine
The smell of sprouted potatoes
in the cellar

Second Prize, Mainichi Haiku Contest 2005

Rajna Begović

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Rajna Begović, October 4, 1939 - August 15, 2011

Born in Skopje, Macedonia, Rajna Begović was a retired physician at the time of her death. She was a member of the Haiku Society of Serbia and Montenegro. Her work has been included in a number of haiku collections, journals, and anthologies, and she was the recipient of many awards for haiku, waka, and haibun. She also wrote aphorisms, short stories, and classical poems. She lived in Belgrade, Serbia

1 comment:

  1. Rajna's use of synesthesia is emotionally effective: the image of warmness portrayed in L1 is enhanced by the smell of early spring coming in Ls 2&3.