you sign your letters
I write "loving you"
picking a scab in my cleavage
I watch it bleed
Just This, 2013
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Margaret Chula has published two collections of tanka: Always Filling, Always Full and Just This. She has promoted tanka through her one-woman dramatization, “Three Women Who Loved Love”, which traveled to Krakow, New York, Boston, Portland, Ottawa, and Ogaki, Japan. Maggie currently serves as president of the Tanka Society of America.