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

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Selected Senryu Sequence: American Carnage

New Life in Trumpland, A Senryu Sequence

Go Trump graffiti
a stray dog
marking his spot

trumping Trump
my Mexican parrot
lifts up its voice

election night
a scream from the other side
of the fence

Trump victory
the sky bursting
with crows

post-election blues
my sister dressed in black
from head to toe

Thanksgiving dinner
Trump hats and Clinton stickers
left on the doormat

misty night
red states,  blue states

first false dawn
Donald Trump Toppled
on realnews

bald eagle's cry
cut off
Inauguration Day

a neon sign
on the White House roof:
Alternative Facts

NeverEnding Story, January 23, 2017