Treasure Island

Chenou Liu


Butterfly Dream Haiku


winter dawn
a butterfly wakes up
in my dream


one of selected haiku

Simply Haiku's 'TOP TEN LIST' of the World's Finest Living English language Haiku Poets for the Year 2011 (Simply Haiku,9: 3,4, Autumn/Winter 2011)
http: //simplyhaiku.theartofhaiku.com/autumnwinter-2011 /simply-haiku.html

Submitted: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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  • Melissa C F (9/7/2014 8:49:00 AM)

    So pretty! I've been trying so hard to understand true haiku because all I learned when I was younger was that it was 5 syllables,7 syllables,5 syllables. But a few months ago I learned that that wasn't the case, and this seems like an excellent example of true haiku. Thank you for sharing! Hopefully I will be able to write them now, because this form is very appealing to me. I like that it's a form that is so little, but can say so much. (Report) Reply

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