golden grass turns green
the bird bath overflows-
April’s first rain

About Chris Galvin

Chris Galvin is a Canadian writer, editor and photographer dividing her time between Canada and Viet Nam. Her essay Flood Season was a finalist for the 2012 Best of the Net prize, and Discovering Hến Rice in Central Việt Nam won third place (shared) and a Readers’ Choice Award in the 2015 I Must Be Off! Travel Essay Contest. Her work has appeared in various anthologies and literary journals, including Descant, Asian Cha, PRISM International, Room, and others. She has written in Vietnamese and English for Vietnam Tourism Review/Kham Pha Du Lich Vietnam Magazine, Travellive, and Du Lich Giai Tri. Chris is currently looking for a home for her recently completed manuscript, Breakfast Under the Bodhi Tree, a book about living, eating, and tour-guiding in Viet Nam.
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11 Responses to Haiku

  1. Kern Windwraith says:

    What a perfect spring haiku. So lovely.

  2. Doug says:

    Like this big time …really good work.

  3. Libby says:

    Much needed rain! Great Spring Haiku.

  4. claudia says:

    april rain is a good thing…i like the pic with the bird bath overflowing…speaks of abundance..nice..

  5. hiroshimem says:

    Oh, the essence of haiku! No overflow

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