NeverEnding Story First English-Chinese Bilingual Haiku and Tanka Blog by Chen-ou Liu
Butterfly Dream: Tree Haiku
they cut the tree
where we used to meet ...
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
" The thematic shift (from the environmental issue to the
emotional/relational one) in Ls 1&2 is effective while L 3 not only
enhances the tone and mood of the poem, but also hints at the
loss/breakup of a relationship"