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

Saturday, October 26, 2013

July First Fireworks Tanka

the sound
of July First fireworks
from the TV...
nothing else in the room
where my shadow and I live

Gusts, 18, Fall/Winter 2013

Note: Canada Day is the national day of Canada, a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act, 1867 (today called the Constitution Act, 1867).