Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Sea Shell Haiku by Tim Gardiner

English Original

shh shh
echoes of childhood
in a sea shell

Sounds Anthology, 2014

Tim Gardiner

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

噓 噓 噓

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

嘘 嘘 嘘

Bio Sketch

Dr Tim Gardiner is an ecologist and poet from Manningtree in Essex, UK. His haiku and tanka have been published in literary magazines including Blithe Spirit, Frogpond, and Presence. His first collection of poetry, Wilderness, was published by Brambleby Books in 2015. He has published many scientific papers on natural history and several books, including one about glow-worms.

1 comment:

  1. Combined with the employment of onomatopoeia in L1, the auditory image in Ls 2&3 successfully describes the Woolfian "moment of being," which evokes reader identification and, therefore, emotion.