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

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Shadow Tanka

behind my back
my shadow laughs aloud
Catch me if you can
in revenge
I fall to the ground


German Translation

hinter meinem Rücken
lacht laut mein Schatten
Fang mich, wenn du kannst
aus Rache, dass ich
im Boden versinke



published in Chrysanthemum, #10, October 2011