Monday, July 9, 2018

Butterfly Dream: Mountain Gorge Haiku by Janet Howie

English Original

mountain gorge --
a passing cloud
loses its shadow

FreeXpreSsion Haiku Competition winner, 2014

Janet Howie

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

山中峽谷 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

山中峡谷 --

Bio Sketch

Janet Howie writes prose and poetry. She has a particular interest in haiku, haibun and haiga. Her work has won numerous awards. She has published two anthologies, Rotation (2004) and Footprint (2013). A third book Representing nature: poetry and paintings, (also by J.H.) was published in June 2018.

1 comment:

  1. The first line sets the scene while the unexpected yet visually and emotionally evocative last line keenly captures a moment of surprise/loss, works well on two levels, literal and metaphorical.