Thursday, June 13, 2019

Butterfly Dream: Trail Haiku by Michael Dylan Welch

English Original

fox on the trail --
your hand held up
to my chest

tinywords, 15:1, 7 May 2015

Michael Dylan Welch

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

狐狸在小徑上 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

狐狸在小径上 -- 

Bio Sketch

Michael Dylan Welch is the founder of the Tanka Society of America (2000), and co-founder of Haiku North America conference (1991) and the American Haiku Archives (1996). In 2010 he also started National Haiku Writing Month (NaHaiWriMo), which takes place every February, with an active Facebook page. His personal website is, which features hundreds of essays, reviews, reports, and other content, including examples of his published poetry.

1 comment:

  1. A moment of silence and tenderness is well captured in this haiku that is tightly structured with an emotional undercurrent.

    What's left unsaid is at least as potent as what's said.