a maple leaf
drifting across the moon
alone at the lake
Published in the Asahi Haikuist Network (Sep. 21, 2012)
Having enjoyed moon-viewing in Taiwan and
knowing the harvest moon--the most beautiful moon of the year--will soon
rise, Chen-ou Liu might be reflecting on his emigration to Canada. The
single maple leaf floating over the moon’s reflection on the lake could
represent his Canadian identity.
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