Saturday, February 25, 2017

Butterfly Dream: Morphine Drip Haiku by Carl Seguiban

English Original

morphine drip --
figuring out the flowers
on her bed sheet

Acorn, 35, Fall 2015

Carl Seguiban

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

嗎啡點滴 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

吗啡点滴 --

Bio Sketch

Carl Seguiban resides in British Columbia which inspires his haiku. His haiku are widely  published and winner of several contests. Among the prize winners are: 1st and 3rd  prize in '2015 Betty Drevniok Award, 1st prize in 2014 RL International Poetry  Award, and 1st prize in 2015 Creatrix Haiku Award.

1 comment:

  1. The visually and emotionally poignant juxtaposition of morphine drip and flowers on the bed sheet lifts the poem out of the ordinary, and on a second reading, the image of flowers on the bed sheet effectively carries emotional and symbolic significance.