Friday, July 25, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Aloneness Haiku by Janko Dimnjaković

English Original

alone again ...
no moon, no stars,
only fireflies

Lucciole e Haiku a Capoliveri, 2012

Janko Dimnjaković

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

再次獨處 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

再次獨處 ...

Bio Sketch

Janko Dimnjaković was born in Zagreb, Croatia, in 1947, and now lives in Zagreb. He started writing  poetry in 1973 and  haiku in 2008. He also writes short stories and essays. He has published two books of poetry,  Aleja slobodnih strijelaca  (Freelancers'alley), and Samobor 20.

1 comment:

  1. L1 sets the context, thematic and emotive, for the poem while allusive L2 ("no moon, no stars in the dead of night") and L3 enhances the tone and mood.