Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Butterfly Dream: First Cicada Haiku by Sergio A. Ortiz

English Original

first cicada of the season inside your ripped jeans

Sergio A. Ortiz

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Sergio A. Ortiz is the founding editor of Undertow Tanka Review. He lives in San Juan Puerto Rico.  He is a four-time nominee for the 2010-2011 Sundress Best of the Web Anthology, and a two-time 2010 Pushcart nominee.

1 comment:

  1. The passion of summer is embodied in first cicada's cries and ripped jeans, and the pace/force of a one-liner makes the poem work emotionally effective.