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Sunday, May 13, 2012

morning sun

the morning sun
on grandmother's grave
first butterfly

le soleil du matin
sur la tombe de grand-maman
first butterfly

First published in a slightly different version at Tempslibre. Translation by Serge Tome.

Happy Mother's Day

May 14: Iris likes the translation as is. I'm embarrassed to admit a copying error. The translation should read

le soleil du matin
sur la tombe de grand-maman
un premier papillon


Blogger Iris said...

Beautiful haiku and astonishing ... translation

1:14 PM  
Blogger Henrique Pimenta said...

as borboletas

4:03 PM  
Blogger Adelaide said...

Lovely haiku, Bill.


5:56 PM  

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