Saturday, January 17, 2015

Butterfly Dream: Funeral Haiku by Rebecca Drouilhet

English Original

after the funeral...
colors of the rainbow
muted by dusk

Lakeview International Journal of Literature and Art, 2, August 2013.

Rebecca Drouilhet

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

葬禮過後 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

葬礼过後 ...

Bio Sketch

Rebecca Drouilhet is a 59-year-old retired registered nurse.  Her haiku and tanka have appeared in numerous print and electronic journals.  In 2012, she won a Sakura award in the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational.  She and her husband, Robert Michael Drouilhet have written a book of haiku titled Lighting a Path.

1 comment:

  1. L1 establishes the thematic context of the poem while in Ls 2&3 the impact of the death of a loved one is vividly conveyed through a visually riveting and emotionally charged image.

    Rebecca's excellent verb choice -- muted -- lifts the poem up a notch.