Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Butterfly Dream: Empty Hearse Haiku by Anne Curran

English Original

an empty hearse
behind the hospital ...
afternoon shadows

Whispers, March 2015

Anne Curran

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

一輛空的殯葬車 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

一辆空的殡葬车 ...

Bio Sketch

Anne Curran is a Japanese verse forms poet from Hamilton, New Zealand.  Anne has been writing poetry for about ten years with the encouragement of friends and family. She draws inspiration from the world around her. She has been fortunate to enjoy the wisdom of some fine editors and fellow poets.

1 comment:

  1. The resonant juxtaposition (of the "hearse behind the hospital" and "afternoon shadows")and the understated tone effectively enhance the emotionally suggestive power of the poem. And on a second reading, L3, especially the concluding word, successfully carries symbolic significance.