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

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Selected Haibun: A Midsummer Night's Dream

“Anyway, finally amid the pain, I felt something slipping out. This fiery hot mass like the sun. The moment the baby burst into…its first cry…” she wipes the tears from her eyes, “was the most painfully beautiful moment for me.”

“There is always something new under the sun,” says her youngest sister with an awkward smile while squeezing her 10-year-old daughter’s hand.

shooting stars...
if I had a child
of my own

Kernels,2, Summer 2014