of past griefs
and I keep washing
the same dish
This Tanka World, 1977
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Sanford Goldstein has been publishing tanka for more than fifty years. He was born in l925 and is now 89 years old. Long ago, he wrote haiku, but decided to focus on tanka. His latest books, three in the last two years, have each said this would be his last.