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

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

You Are My Resting Place: A Tanka Prose

Tomorrow, my birthday, age of forty. Shut in the attic. My shadow swaying back and forth on the wall.

for the moon alone

waiting in drunken silence ...
His shadow
springs beside me
in every memory

Published in Sketchbook, 6:5, September/October 2011