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

Friday, December 31, 2021

Time Beast Tanka

written on the last day of this surreal year, 2021

I lift my leg high
as the Time Beast approaches ...
kick after kick
at the snowy darkness
until it bleeds daylight

FYI: Ls 1&3  allude to the fierce Bruce Lee kicks. See this 7-minute supercut of every Bruce Lee kick in film.

AddedThree Hundredth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary

curbside pickup
of dinner for one
a stray's stare