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

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Politics/Poetics of Re-Homing, XXVIII

the 28th tanka in the sequence about diasporic experiences

swaying in dreams
Abandon your mother tongue,
all who enter here

midway through life I'm stuck
in a world of one color

Atlas Poetica, 15, 2013