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

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Red Light District Tanka

in De Wallen
the summer sunset sky
through a brothel window ...
one woman looks out

another looks in

Tanka Third Prize, Diogen Summer Haiku Contest, 2013

Note: De Wallen is the largest and best known red-light district in Amsterdam.