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

Friday, October 14, 2011

Here and There: A Haiku Sequence

harvest moon
a ball of fire rolls
over the shanties

starry night
a wooden boat packed
with migrants

human bodies
are found on the beach
foggy sky

people stand
in long lines at a food bank
winter sun

published in Sketchbook, 6:4, July/August 2011