Thursday, October 13, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Frog and Moon Haiku by Ed Baker

English Original

far beyond moon frog leaps

Longhouse, 2006

Ed Baker

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Born in Washington, D.C. in 1941, Ed Baker was an artist and poet who resided in Washington, D.C. He had published over 2500 watercolors, 75,000 poems, and 500 3-d pieces, and he died after surgery on 28 March 2016. Full Moon and Stone Girl E-pic are two of his recent titles. For more information about his work, see Joseph Hutchison's and John Mingay's  reviews.

1 comment:

  1. The unexpected yet powerful concluding words give me a big smile, and the pace of a one-liner and the use of inversion lift the poem up a notch.