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

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A Company Town, A Haibun

Lord's Prayer
through cracks in a window
winter moonlight

A middle-aged man stands looking at the crucifix, seeing the face of Jesus in agony. He leaves the church without saying a word. The night deepens as one stray dog answers another.

Chrysanthemum, 16, October 2014