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

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Each Day Has Enough Trouble of Its Own

a layer of ice
over yesterday's snow
another rent hike

among strangers
hunting for bargains
this loneliness ...

moonlight flooding
through the kitchen window ...
a meal for one

midnight sirens
one stray answering

Modern Haiku, 54:3, Autumn 2023