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

Friday, September 20, 2013

Love Lock Tanka

our love lock
dropped into the river
of lost souls...
a crimson leaf
drifts across the moon

Bamboo Hut, 1:1, 3013

Note: The river of lost souls refers to the Animas River in southwest Colorado. The Spaniards named it El Rio de las Animas Perdidas - River of Lost Souls