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

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Starless Night Haiku

starless night
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.