Thursday, May 3, 2018

Butterfly Dream: War Haiku by H. Gene Murtha

English Original

taking me out of the war the war

Biding Time: Selected Poems 2001-2013, 2013

H. Gene Murtha

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

H. Gene Murtha, a naturalist and poet, sponsored and judged the first haiku contest for the inner city children of Camden, NJ., for the Virgilio Group, of which he was a lifetime member. He was widely published for his work in haikai literature from the USA to Japan.

1 comment:

  1. Combined with the quick pace of a one-liner, Gene's use of repetition is thought-provoking and emotionally effective, and it challenges the reader's reflection on the practice of peacekeeping/peacemaking.