Monday, February 22, 2021

Butterfly Dream: Tea leaves Haiku by Marian Olson

English Original

tea leaves settle --
the mess of his life
in a chipped cup

Presence, 23 May 2004

Marian Olson

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

茶葉沉澱下來 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

茶叶沉淀下来 --

Bio Sketch

Marian Olson, non-fiction writer and widely published international poet, was the author of nine books of poetry, including the award winning haiku in Songs of the Chicken YardDesert HoursConsider This, and Moondance. Published in 2017, The Other and Kaleidoscope were her first books of tanka.

1 comment:

  1. L1 depicts the final/decisive moment in a fortunetelling scene while symbolically rich and visually poignant L3 shows something wrong about his (messy) life (L2).