Sunday, June 18, 2017

Butterfly Dream: Wasp Haiku by Adelaide B. Shaw

English Original

a wasp
caught between window and screen --
the paths we take

Adelaide B. Shaw

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

卡在窗戶和窗簾之間 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

卡在窗户和窗簾之间 --

Bio Sketch

Adelaide B. Shaw lives in Milbrook, NY with her husband. She has published short fiction, children’s poetry and stories, haiku, tanka, haibun and haiga. She has served as an editor and as a contest judge for Japanese style poetry. Her haiku blog is: Her haiku collection, An Unknown Road, won a 2009 Merit Book Award sponsored by the Haiku Association of America.

1 comment:

  1. Combined with the technique of foreshadowing, this thematically significant and emotionally resonant juxtaposition (of a "wasp/caught between window and screen" and the "paths we take") reveals a moment of insight into life-changing decisions.