Sunday, February 04, 2018

NeverEnding Story, January 2018

Translated into Chinese by Chen-ou Liu


two deep valleys
in a mountain's shadow
village children
pleading at day's end
for one more shaft of light


Certificate of Merit
8th International Tanka Festival Competition


Chen-ou Liu's comments:

A glimpse of village life is keenly captured in this deceptively simple, imagistic tanka.

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