Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Armless Girl Haiku by Damir Janjalija

English Original

an armless girl
at the West Bank roadblock...
unpicked flowers

Damir Janjalija

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

站在約旦河西岸的路障旁 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

站在约旦河西岸的路障旁 ...

Bio Sketch

Damir Janjalija, aka Damir Damir, was born in 1977 in Kotor, Montenegro. He is a sailor, a wanderer, and a poet who wakes up every morning to a different now. He published two collections of haiku: Imprints of dreams and Freedom in the mist. His poems have been included in several international journals and anthologies.

1 comment:

  1. Visually and emotionally speaking, Ls 1&2 effectively establish the theme and setting while multivalent L3 successfully opens up an interpretative space for the reader's imagination. And Damir's use of the zoom-in technique is sociopolitically effective.