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

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Covering the Middle East

A Haiku Set for Edward Said, author of Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World

the flurry of white
between minarets
a scream cut short

If it bleeds, it leads
scrawled on a reporter's note
pinpoint bombings

NeverEnding Story, August 4 2014