Friday, July 13, 2018

Butterfly Dream: Dusk Haiku by Gregory Piko

English Original

a crow at dusk --
ink sinks deeper
into the page

The Heron’s Nest, 12:1, March 2010

Gregory Piko

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

昏鴉 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

昏鸦 --

Bio Sketch

Gregory Piko's haiku have been awarded Second Prize in the 'Kusamakura' International Haiku Competition, received a Touchstone Award from The Haiku Foundation, won first prize in the New Zealand Poetry Society’s International Haiku Competition and appeared in Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years. Gregory blogs at

1 comment:

  1. L1, this allusive painterly scene, establishes the theme while the visually and emotionally evocative image in Ls 2&3 effectively enhances the tone and mood of the poem.