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One Man’s Maple Moon: Shimmer Tanka

  English Original   sometimes a shimmer on the stair a trace of your scent lingers in my memory and fills the air I breathe   First published: The Bamboo Hut, Autumn 2016   Chinese Translation (Traditional)   有時候 樓梯上的微光 … Continue reading

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World Tanka Contest 2019

  falling in love under the stars elderberry clusters hang heavy with juice     A love theme The 2019 World Tanka Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention http://lyricalpassionpoetry.yolasite.com/2019-world-tanka-contest-closed.php?fbclid=IwAR2Zp090J2xWe1BzwAP9EvNNq_V_POMmAbBq1xNQdweZG-gn9wesygTfXpw

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Haiku – Stardust

  the words you never say frozen stars   Stardust Haiku, isue 28 April 2019 https://drive.google.com/file/d/15nCMwwlFVV3EIg6fqG6ktIxEyuKVlAC2/view?fbclid=IwAR0Mm9YTTUc2BnQ1Rm2lgNRWZAsrVcwgdGiZ2NSoVGkBjXxTBwr4S_lSxHM

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Haiku Dialogue – a hand-me-down toy

  the warm gaze of an old brown bear . . . Grandma’s kindness   Haiku Dialogue – a hand-me-down toy Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog 17 April 2019 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/04/17/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-12/?fbclid=IwAR0_Pzs-rpbrMJpu0fdHHkf3es7cM9WvLiHHuxSY-oTeiGvHE4LkIxIISh4

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Sharpening The Green Pencil Haiku Contest 2019

  sea breeze… I breathe in your accent   Commentary by Jim Kacian:   Everything about this poem is charming: who does not welcome a sea breeze? And what is so winsome as a foreign accent (at least when we … Continue reading

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Family Values

  “Since then I’ve always thought that under rape in the dictionary it should tell the truth. It is not just forcible intercourse; rape means to inhabit and destroy everything.” Alice Sebold – ‘Lucky’   His-story is a global disease … Continue reading

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Abandon Tanka

  English Original   the jasmine spreads over the garden with abandon my hair unfurls unrestrained on your pillow without you   The Bamboo Hut, Autumn 2016   Chinese Translation (Traditional)   廢棄的花園裡 隨處都是茉莉花 你不在 在你的枕頭上我的頭髮 無拘無束地攤開   Chinese Translation … Continue reading

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