Monday, July 30, 2018

Butterfly Dream: Wedding Balloons Haiku by Susan Constable

English Original

wedding balloons –
the squeak and squeal
of tying a knot

The Heron’s Nest, 18:4, 2016

Susan Constable


Chinese Translation (Traditional)

婚禮氣球 --
打一個結所發出
吱吱尖叫聲音

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

婚礼气球 -
打一个结所发出
吱吱尖叫声音


Bio Sketch

Susan Constable’s haiku and tanka appear in numerous journals and anthologies. Her tanka collection, The Eternity of Waves, was one of the winning entries in the eChapbook Awards for 2012. As well as being the tanka editor of A Hundred Gourds from 2012-2016, she’s co-edited two anthologies and has judged haiku and senryu contests. 

1 comment:

  1. L1 establishes the thematic and emotional context while the auditory image in Ls 2&3 enhances the "hai" (comic) aspect of the poem.

    A fresh take on wedding haiku.

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