Tuesday, October 18, 2016

NeverEnding Story, August 2016

Translated into Chinese by Chen-ou Liu


migrating geese
writing cursive letters
across the sky
I finally read between
the white of your lies


Runner-up, British Haiku Society Tanka Awards, 2014-2015


Chen-ou Liu's comments:

The juxtaposition between the cyclic nature and temporal precision of bird migration and the fluctuating nature of human relationships makes this poem emotionally effective.

A fresh take on relationship tanka.

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