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

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Get-Well Card Haiku

a get-well card
between the pages of Job
winter light

Take-out Window: Haiku Society of America Members' Anthology

Note:  below is excerpted from the Wikipedia entry, The Book of Job:

The Book of Job (/ˈdʒoʊb/; Hebrew: אִיוֹב Iyov) is ... the first poetic book in the Christian Old Testament. Addressing the theme of God's justice in the face of human suffering -- or more simply, "Why do the righteous suffer?" -- it is a rich theological work, setting out a variety of perspectives.