how deep the stars lie
and this ache
for my mother
I meet only in dreams
Simply Haiku, 10:1, Summer 2012
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Born and raised in the kingdom of Bhutan. Sonam Chhoki is inspired by her father, Sonam Gyamtsho, the architect of Bhutan's non-monastic modern education. Her Japanese short form poetry has been published in journals and anthologies in several countries. She is the current haibun and haiku editor of the UHTS journal, cattails.