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

Friday, August 13, 2021

Lockdown and the Neighbor Haiku

Two Hundred and Forty-Eighth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary

lockdown lifted
seeing me, the neighbor turns
into a side street

AddedTwo Hundred and Forty-Ninth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary

racism virus ...
at City Square, an Asian man
in a hazmat suit

AddedTwo Hundred and Fiftieth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary

graveyard billboard
put up on Friday, 13th
in neon lights
not vaccinated yet
you may be here soon