Friday, September 2, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Hawk Haiku by Rebecca Drouilhet

English Original

eye of the hawk...
its focus shifting
with my shadow

Rebecca Drouilhet

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

老鷹的利眼 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

老鹰的利眼 ...

Bio Sketch

Rebecca Drouilhet is a 59-year-old retired registered nurse.  Her tanka have appeared in numerous magazines and journals including Bright Stars, Atlas Poetica, A Hundred Gourds, Skylark, Ribbons and NeverEndingStory.  She lives in the Deep South where she enjoys playing word games and spending time with her large family.

1 comment:

  1. Combined with the zoom-out technique, the tension is well captured through the visually and emotionally resonant juxtaposition.