Friday, May 6, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Mount Fuji Haiku by Liette Janelle

English Original

Yoga practice
in the shadow of Mount Fuji
stretching to the top

Special Recognition, 2013 Fujisan Haiku Contest

Liette Janelle

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Liette Janelle was born in Montréal and lives in Boucherville, Québec.  She has been writing haiku in French and English for ten years, and her haiku have been included in numerous anthologies and have received many awards. She is a member of Haiku Canada and of Gong in France. She loves to take part in projects and finds herself working with wonderful writers.

1 comment:

  1. This haiku could be read as the poetic rendering of a low-angle shot of a person facing Mt. Fuji and practicing yoga in its shadow. And L3 effectively enhances the "hai" aspect of the poem, lifting it up a notch.