Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Rose Garden Haiku by Pravat Kumar Padhy

English Original

rose garden
fragrance filters through
prison windows

Chrysanthemum, 12, October 2012

Pravat Kumar Padhy

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Born in India, poems widely published and anthologized. Works referred in Spectrum History of Indian Literature in English, Alienation in Contemporary Indian English Poetry etc. Poems awarded high acclamations by Writer’s Guild of India and Editors’ Choice awards. Pravat Kumar Padhy's  Japanese short form of poetry appeared in many international journals and anthologies. Songs of Love: A celebration is his third collection of verse by Writers Workshop, Calcutta. Featured in The Dance of the Peacock: An Anthology of English Poetry from India, to be published by Hidden Brook Press, Canada, 2014

1 comment:

  1. The haikai twist in L3 makes the contrasts between the two parts of the poem poignant.