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

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Gavel-On-The-Desk Gesture Tanka

reading between the lives and writing between the lines, XXVII

God, my country
just hard work, no handouts ...
in the spotlight
the mayor punctuates his words
with a gavel-on-the-desk gesture

FYI: For more, see my "To the Lighthouse" post, Character/Persona Tanka