Sunday, June 23, 2013

Butterfly Dream: Day of the Dead Haiku by Jack Galmitz

English Original

the Day of the Dead
is celebrated everyday –
Ciudad Juarez

yards & lots

Jack Galmitz

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

是每天都在慶祝 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

是每天都在庆祝 --

Bio Sketch

Jack Galmitz was born in NYC in 1951. He received a Ph.D in English from the University of Buffalo.  He is an Associate of the Haiku Foundation and Contributing Editor at Roadrunner Journal.  His most recent books are Views (,2012), a genre study of minimalist poetry, and Letters (Lulu Press, 2012), a book of poetry.  He lives in New York with his wife and stepson.

1 comment:

  1. The northern Mexican city of Ciudad Juárez that borders with the U.S. city of El Paso, Texas is notoriously known for its unspeakable phenomenon of female homicides. The opening lines reveal a veiled authorial commentary in the form of a religious satire.