Thursday, February 16, 2017

One Man's Maple Moon: Snowflakes Tanka by Anne Curran

English Original

he offers
to carry my skis
up the slope ...
snowflakes melting
on my tongue

Anne Curran


Chinese Translation (Traditional)


他提議幫忙
攜帶我的滑雪板
上坡 ...
在我的舌頭上
雪花融化了

Chinese Translation (Simplified)


他提议帮忙
携带我的滑雪板
上坡 ...
在我的舌头上
雪花融化了


Bio Sketch

Anne Curran is a Japanese verse form poet who has been writing verse for the last three to four years in Hamilton, New Zealand. She has been helped along this journey by lovely, like-minded collaborators: poets, editors, and friends.

1 comment:

  1. Combined with the heartwarming statement in Ls 1-3, the simple yet visually evocative image of Ls 4&5 adds emotional impact to the poem.

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