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

Monday, August 26, 2013

Politics/Poetics of Re-Homing, XXXVI

the 36th tanka in the sequence about diasporic experiences

blooming fruit tree
where we carved our initials ...
alone at dawn
I stand in its shadow
dreaming our midsummer dream

Atlas Poetica, 15, 2013