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

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Selected Haiku: Lantern Boat Haiku

starless night
a lantern boat sailing
out to sea

HSA Members' Anthology, 2102

Editor's comment:  Such a fine poem, Chen-ou. I admire the direct language and economy of image — stark and deeply lonely, and yet, filled with hope for a good haul.