Haiku – Butterfly Dream

English Original

 

river kingfisher
a splash of blue
in the cloud

 

Honourable Mention, 71st Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest

Martha Magenta
Chinese Translation (Traditional)

 

一隻河翠鳥
雲彩裡
的一縷蔚藍

 

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

 

一只河翠鸟
云彩里
的一缕蔚蓝

 

Butterfly Dream, January 19, 2019
Neverendingstory blog by Chen-ou Liu

 

https://neverendingstoryhaikutanka.blogspot.com/2019/01/butterfly-dream-river-kingdisher-haiku.html?fbclid=IwAR3lauv3ptNMeG-sQowyxNlsWjCLDGCnwxNDcf2LPXrk41b7dQT6LhYGsDs

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About marthamagenta

Martha Magenta is an award-winning haiku poet living in South West England, UK. She has a passion for herbalism, gardening, veganism, animal rights, Earth and the environment. She has worked for ActionAid, and Friends of the Earth. Her poetry, haiku, haibun, senryu, and tanka have appeared in a number of journals, magazines, and anthologies. She was awarded 2nd and 3rd prizes and Honourable Mentions in contests for haiku, tanka and haibun in 2017/2018. She is listed on The European Top 100 haiku authors, 2017 and 2018. She collects her published work on a blog: https://marthamagenta.com/
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