Chen-ou Liu's Translation Project: First English-Chinese Haiku and Tanka Blog

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Meeting Place: A Haibun

For Mary Macdonell who encourages me to write in English


I wander the streets of Toronto all morning, thinking of moving yet again. I lean against a wall, weary, and feel the urge to cry out: “I’m tired of starting over!"

snow-covered street
looking back
which footprints are mine?



published in Notes from the Gean, Vol 3:1, June 2011