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

Thursday, March 11, 2021

We're Human, All Too Human

house party 
a drunk man stumbles over
his words, just a flu

"I know many are tired of hearing me say that covid19 is not over. Sometimes I'm tired of saying it," the chief medical officer responds to a reporter's question about a possible outbreak.  "The truth is though that covid19 is still here." The graying and silver strands in his hair are more visible at today's briefing.

TV off and lights out ...
what's left of quarantine life 
this skylight