Friday, January 6, 2017

Butterfly Dream: Breathless Quiet Haiku by Jo McInerney

English Original

breathless quiet
of a summer evening ...
ship in a bottle

The Heron’s Nest, 13:1,  March 2011

Jo McInerney

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

無法呼吸般的安靜 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

无法呼吸般的安静 ...

Bio Sketch

Jo McInerney is an Australian writer living in country Victoria with her husband and a calico cat. She has been writing haiku and tanka since 2007, having been introduced to the forms by a friend. She previously wrote mainly free verse.

1 comment:

  1. Jo skillfully uses the comparison between the two parts of the poem to explore different types of confinement or entrapment.