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

Saturday, April 20, 2019

In the Wake of Legalization

stoking the hidden fear
of myself --
in a crowded party
I smoke my first weed

A pool of sunlight on the empty side of my bed. I wake up half sober, half drunk.

In the corner of my mind stands a jukebox singing O Canada! Our home and native land!

Contemporary Haibun Online, 15:1, 2019