Friday, August 23, 2019

Butterfly Dream: Endless Stairs Haiku by Michael Dylan Welch

English Original

bills due --
in my dream
the endless stairs

tinywords, 18:2, 26 November 2018

Michael Dylan Welch

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

賬單到期 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

账单到期 --

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. The visually and emotionally poignant juxtaposition of "bills due" and the "endless stairs" suggests feelings of frustration and even hopelessness.