Friday, August 15, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Racing Clouds Haiku by John Kinory

English Original

racing clouds . . .
the cat’s shadow broken
between grass and tree

Presence, 29, 2006

John Kinory

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

急奔的雲彩 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

急奔的云彩 ...

Bio Sketch

John Kinory is a translator and photographer, and former physics teacher. His work has been published extensively in haiku, tanka and general poetry journals worldwide. He is the founder and editor of Ardea, the multilingual short-form poetry journal. He lives in England.

1 comment:

  1. The contrasts between racing clouds and the running cat are well explored in this imagistic haiku.

    And L3 could be read as an indication of this happy, running cat.