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

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Migration Haiku/Tanka

Haiku:

eyes closed...
the migrant prays to God
in his adopted tongue



Tanka:

with eyes closed
rugged hands holding a Bible
against his chest
the migrant prays to God
in his adopted tongue



Published in Haiku News , 1:41, Oct. 23, 2012