a lantern boat sailing
out to sea
2012 Haiku Society of America Members' Anthology
Editor's comment: Such a fine poem, Chen-ou. I admire the direct language and economy of image—stark and deeply lonely, and yet, filled with hope for a good haul.
A Room of My Own: New Slogan and Old Face Tanka - the walls plastered with this new slogan *care over cuts ...* the same old face blurs in the gathering dusk