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

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Exiled, A Haibun

Often, I yearn for things not lost; I go to sleep in Taipei, but wake up at midnight in Ajax. Like a black widow, loneliness wraps itself around my mind, spins a cocoon, and then squeezes until it stops moving.

early morning stillness ...
my heart wandering about
as in a haze

Kokako, 23, September 2015