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

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Chinese New Year Tanka

coming home
after a long day of work
we say awkwardly
gong xi fa cai !
with the fish for only two

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Note: The Chinese phrase, "gong xi fa cai !," means wishing you a prosperous new year!