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

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Surge of Cases Haiku

Three Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Entry,  Coronavirus Poetry Diary

a surge of cases ...
half buried in the snow
face masks

FYI: Yahoo News, March 27: Be ready to 'pivot' back to COVID restrictions, Anthony Fauci warns leaders; and Reuters, March 30: Canada faces rising COVID wave as restrictions ease 

Added: Three Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Entry

meteor shower
bit by bit I let go
of this viral fear

AddedThree Hundred and Twenty-Ninth Entry

her voice 
on my answering machine 
for three months ...
her absence another barrier
to this world of masked strangers