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

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

My Little Darling Tanka

Thirty-Fifth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary, written for health care workers and Leonard Cohen

in breezy moonlight
Montrealers on balconies
burst into song:
Come over to the window
my little darling

NeverEnding Story, April 22 2020

Note: Listen to Leonard Cohen's live performance (in Dublin) of So Long, Marianne.

Added: Thirty-Sixth Entry

just still-time spent
with this attic...

I murmur to myself
and empty streets below