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

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Edge of a Cliff Tanka

on the edge
of a cliff...
behind my back
the shadow

Honorable Mention, Tanka Section, 2017 British Haiku Society Awards

Judge's commentary: Reading this was almost unbearable. It came with bleak, stark, shock