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

Monday, March 28, 2016

Selected Tanka: Wild Geese Tanka

wild geese
fly against the sky --
the Chinese word
in faint ink
for human

Ribbons, 6:1, Spring 2010 

Note: The shape of the flight pattern of geese is similar to the Chinese word for  "human" (人)