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

Saturday, February 4, 2023

This What-If World Haiku

to stay or to go ...
alone in this what-if world
of my attic room


missile attack
after missile attack 
in the winter dark
an old couple phone-scrolling
through a cacophony of news


the full moon between
bars of a cellar window
boom, boom, boom ...