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

Friday, July 16, 2021

This Daily Ritual Tanka

in silence
some hundreds of Hong Kongers
line up to check in
for one-way journeys...
this ritual unfolds daily

FYI: South China Morning Post, July 20:  Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam shrugs off scenes of residents leaving at airport, says city has ‘prosperous future’ ahead