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

Saturday, July 18, 2015

The Tempest in My Mind, A Tanka Sequence

loneliness
comes to sit beside my bed ...
the third night
filled with the monotone
of winter rain

at 3 a.m.
many-mouthed loneliness
talks out loud --
speechless, I'm face-to-face
with my shadow on the wall


NeverEnding Story, June 27, 2015