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

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Selected Haibun: A Chinese Street Singer

I stroll down Spadina Avenue, passing by a Chinese street singer. Slowly, I move out of earshot. I come across curious tourists, mingle with bargain hunters, and am grabbed by smiling vendors. But the song chases after me, manifesting itself as my lips move in reflex.

store window ...
afraid of this 
reflected face

Chinese Translation




Haiku Pix Review, 1, Winter 2011

Note:  In celebration of the upcoming 7th anniversary of being a published writer of Japanese short form poetry, I am pleased to announce a new publishing project, Selected Haibun by Chen-ou Liu.