Friday, July 3, 2020

Butterfly Dream: Skeleton Haiku by Pragya Vishnoi

English Original

prairie skies ...
among the wildflowers
a horse's skeleton

Pragya Vishnoi

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

大草原的天空 ...

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

大草原的天空 ...

Bio Sketch

Pragya Vishnoi lives in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India and works at a bank. Her haiku have been published in Better Than Starbucks, Presence,  The Heron's Nest and Frogpond. She loves reading Japanese literature, especially short fictions written by Ryonsuke Akutagawa, Mieko Kawakami and Banana Yoshimoto.

1 comment:

  1. Enhanced by the cinematic zoom-in technique, Pragya's haiku effectively builds, line by line, to an unexpected yet visually and emotionally poignant ending that reveals the theme of death amidst life.