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

Saturday, October 15, 2011

A Time to Search and a Time to Give up: A Haibun

for Mary Macdonell

While walking alone, I see a large flock of geese taking off from the pond in the middle of a ploughed field. These snow-white birds rise in unison as the sun emits its first light.

nothing new

under the sun?
that spring day we met

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