Sunday, June 5, 2022

Butterfly Dream: Seagull Tracks Haiku by Evelyn Lang

English Original

this way and that
seagull tracks
mapping wet sand

Octoberstone Journal, 2005

Evelyn Lang

Chinese Translation (Traditional)


Chinese Translation (Simplified)


Bio Sketch

Evelyn Lang was a long time member of the Haiku Society of America and had written haiku and haibun for over twenty years. She published two collections of haiku, Wild Pond and Octoberstone Journal. And she was selected to be the guest poet on Tom Clausen’s Mann Library Daily Haiku for the month of October, 2010.

1 comment:

  1. A low tide walk (Ls 2&3 ) scene with seagulls is vividly depicted in this seashore haiku, and juxtaposed with "tracks mapping" in Ls 2&3, L1, "this way and that," takes on a new meaning, a symbolic one.

    And Evelyn's evocative haiku could be read as a sequel to the following one:

    low tide
    in the gull's footprints
    echoes of flight

    echoes of flight, 2018

    Jane Williams