Saturday, November 1, 2014

Butterfly Dream: Midnight Thunder Haiku by Kashinath Karmakar

English Original

midnight thunder --
in the dream I scold
my dog

Special Mention, 2014 Klostar Ivanic Haiku Competition

Kashinath Karmakar

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

午夜雷聲 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

午夜雷声 --

Bio Sketch

Kashinath Karmakar (kash poet) lives in Durgapur, India. An electrical engineer by profession, he came to know about haiku in 2011 through a poetry site called poetrysoup. His works have appeared in various online and print journals like Frogpond, Tinywords, The Heron's Nest, Prune Juice, and Creatrix. In 2013 he won  third prize in Kusamakura International Haiku Contest and a HM in the Mainichi International Haiku Contest. He has over the years placed among the top in several kuka.

1 comment:

  1. L1 sets the scene for the poem while Ls 2&3 enhance the mood. The two different sounds are well explored in the poem.