the 15th tanka in the sequence about diasporic experiences
their coarse voices
Wow! Chinaman s-peak-s En-gli-sh
by a room of silence
... my Bruce Lee kick in the air
Atlas Poetica, 15, 2013
To the Lighthouse: Sensing Tanka: Perceiving Life Beyond the Ordinary - (First presented by David Terelinck at Bowerbird Tanka Group meeting #6, March 20 2011 and reprinted by kind permission of the author) Much excellent tanka...