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

Thursday, June 16, 2022

He Said, She Said

twenty years
and three children later ...
his marriage
worn away to a circle
of routine and aversion

he's a good man
a good father to our children
we've never quarrelled ...

cracking on the last words
her voice fades to a murmur

Haiku Canada Review, February 2022