Monday, August 26, 2013

A Room of My Own: And the Spring Will Come

He can write in English, states the dog-eared Chinese-English dictionary on the coffee-stained desk. A German Shepherd lives with him, says the attic wall with an old map of Taiwan on it. But he can't stand Canadian food, observes a line of jars of salted bamboo shoots. Except food, everything looks OK, they say in unison.

the stillness
of this morning …
tenth winter

Haibun Today, 7:3, September 2013
Contemporary Haibun, 15, 2014

1 comment:

  1. Under the oppressive gaze of the shasei regime, my haibun above has been rejected time and time again for its unrealistic or fanciful characterization. This raises an important question: are you willing to be an obedient subject of this totalitarian regime?