Monday, January 4, 2021

Butterfly Dream: Night Jog Haiku by Michael Dylan Welch

English Original

night jog --
sparks from a train
rounding a turn

tinywords, 11:1, April 6 2011

Michael Dylan Welch

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

夜間慢跑 -- 

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

夜间慢跑 --
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. An "ordinary sparkling moment" is keenly captured in this shasei /sketching-from-life, imagistic haiku.

    And it might be interesting to do a comparative reading of my jogging haiku below:

    a lone runner
    silhouetted against the sky
    dawn chorus

    NeverEnding Story, March 4, 2019