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

Monday, August 2, 2021

Asians all look the same ...

yet, with the sharpness of an eagle's eyes, this white man still manages to hone in on the most vulnerable and defenceless.

an uptick
in new variant cases
Asian-looking old man 
knocked to the muddy ground

In the dark tunnel of my daymare with no light at its end, I dash to and fro, but settle nowhere. I can feel a bull's eye on my back.