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)
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Submitted: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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  • Rookie - 14 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 10,411 Points * Sunprincess * (6/26/2014 7:27:00 AM)

    .............very nice a butterfly is like a dream....they are only here for a short time... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,405 Points Herbert Guitang (4/28/2014 8:29:00 AM)

    a dreamy kind of haiku with butterfly. NICE (Report) Reply

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