Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Butterfly Dream: First Light Haiku by Nicole Pottier

English Original

at first light the blue bird flies away taking my dream

brass bell, November 2015

Nicole Pottier

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Nicole Pottier lives in Normandy, France. She studied foreign languages and literature. She has published poetry and essays in literary magazines, and her haiku have been published in print and online journals,  including Haiku Canada, Diogen Pro Kultura, Ploc!, Haikouest , World Haiku Review , Haiku, Albatros, and brass bell.


  1. Combined with the symbolically rich phrase, "blue bird," and the visually and emotionally resonant juxtaposition of "first light and dream," the pace of a one-liner effectively enhances the sense of ephemerality conveyed in the poem.

  2. Thank you very much ! It's a great pleasure for me to be part of this project.