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

Monday, July 22, 2013

Politics/Poetics of Re-Homing, IV

the 4th tanka in the sequence about diasporic experiences

to me, time is
an endless stream of thens

I turn away
from this new Canadian
to avoid his gaze

Atlas Poetica, 15, 2013