in the middle of the lecture
we see summer stars
in each other's eyes
Lynx, 26:3, October, 2011
Anthologized in Take Five : Best Contemporary Tanka, 4, 2012
Poetic Musings: Without the Middle. A Tanka Sequence by Chen-ou Liu - *Without the Middle * dewdrops on a blade of grass at twilight this lingering fear, *I want a divorce* surge of the wind ... her voice hardens into its rig...