Chen-ou Liu's Translation Project: First English-Chinese Haiku and Tanka Blog

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Autumn Insect Haiku Sequence

monarchs leaving ...
in the attic window
my dog and I

alone with my thoughts ...
wing to wing
two red dragonflies

crickets chirping ...
thoughts like the touch
of a baby's hand

dust to dust ... 
a grasshopper clutching
a lump of earth

3rd Prize, Haiku Sequence, 2013 Diogen Autumn (Insect-Themed) Contest