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

Monday, October 22, 2012

Suicide Protest Haiku

two men on fire
outside the Jokhang
a fleeting cloud

Published in Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine

(note: The Jokhang is located on Barkhor Square in Lhasa,  and it is generally considered the most sacred temple in Tibet)