Sunday, December 18, 2016

Butterfly Dream: Zephyr Haiku by Jan Benson

English Original

crescent moon and her silk blouse a zephyr swells

Frogpond, 38:2, 2015

Jan Benson

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Jan Benson is a community poet living in Fort Worth, TX. She is an award winning haiku poet with publishing credits in many of the world's leading haiku journals. Ms. Benson is a member of The British Haiku Society, and Poetry Society of Texas


  1. The quick pace of a one-liner and the unusual yet riveting juxtaposition of "crescent moon" and "silk blouse" swelling in a "zephyr" lift this sensual haiku up a notch.

  2. Chen-ou Liu:
    Thank you for translating this monoku.
    Jan Benson