Friday, March 9, 2018

Butterfly Dream: Glints of Colour Haiku by Marilyn Humbert

English Original

glints of colour --
one more stone marker
records a passing
(for Ed Baker)  

Cattails, May 2016

Marilyn Humbert

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

彩色的閃光 --

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

彩色的闪光 --

Bio Sketch

Marilyn Humbert lives in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney NSW surrounded by bush. Her pastimes include writing free verse poetry, tanka, tanka prose and related genre. She is the leader of Bottlebrush Tanka Group and member of the Huddle and Bowerbird Tanka Groups. Her tanka appears in Australian and international journals.

1 comment:

  1. Marilyn's haiku effectively builds, line by line, to an emotionally powerful ending that has the most weight and reveals the theme of loss of life. And on second reading, L1 effectively carries symbolic significance, making the loss in L3 memorable.