2014 Translation Project: First English-Chinese Haiku and Tanka Blog

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Friday, March 27, 2015

ESL Class Tanka

first ESL class
on a snowy night
I struggled
under the weight
of unspoken words

Ribbons, 11:1, Winter 2015

Note: ESL stands for English as a Second Language.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Fist Fights Tanka

fist fights erupt
like bush fires on the street
below my window --
fired today, I fling f-bombs
at my shadow on the wall

Ribbons, 11:1, Winter 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Midnight Barking Haiku

midnight barking --
I turn up the volume
of my thoughts

Frogpond 38:1, winter 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015