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

Thursday, June 27, 2013

A Tanka about Clichéd Imagery

a ship perched
atop forest branches...
I glimpse
the face of the Muse
in clichéd imagery

PoemHunter, June 16, 2013

Note: The opening lines refer to the iconic image in Werner Herzog's one of most acclaimed films, Fitzcarraldo.