Sunday, January 22, 2017

NeverEnding Story, January 2017

Translated into Chinese by Chen-ou Liu

blue sea glass
a man of war decays
in the sun

Honourable Mention
2015 World Haiku Contest

Chen-ou Liu's comments:

The juxtaposition of blue sea glass ("physically and chemically weathered" glass found on beaches along bodies of salt water) and a man of war "decay[ing]" makes the contrasts visually and emotionally poignant, sparking the reader's reflection on the meaning of (human) life (in a time of turmoil or chaos).

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