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

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Three-Meter Fence and Silhouettes tanka

written in response to Donald Trump's "tone-deaf" Bible photo-op

anger floods
over the three-meter fence
in smoky twilight
silhouettes in a window
of the White House

Added: written in response to Justin Trudeau's response to Donald Trump's vow to dominate the streets by calling in military

21-second silence
photogenic PM mutters, 
we  all  watch...