Monday, March 14, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Firefly's Glow Haiku by Michael Dylan Welch

English Original

a firefly’s glow
against her palm
passed to mine

tinywords, 11:1, April 12 2011

Michael Dylan Welch

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Michael Dylan Welch is vice president of the Haiku Society of America, founder of the Tanka Society of America (2000), and cofounder of Haiku North America conference (1991) and the American Haiku Archives (1996). In 2010 he also started National Haiku Writing Month (NaHaiWriMo), which takes place every February, with an active Facebook page. His personal website is, which features hundreds of essays, reviews, reports, and other content, including examples of his published poetry.

1 comment:

  1. Comment by Alan Summers,

    "Michael has a knack of incorporating movement in haiku. He involves far more than just the 'mereness' of movement in itself, but expands it into other directions, like our unique attributes of humanness through wonder."