Saturday, May 20, 2017

One Man's Maple Moon: Skype Tanka by Vessislava Savova

English Original

photos
of their grandchildren
over Skype
she tries to read the message
with her husband's glasses

Sonic Boom, 2, 2015

Vessislava Savova


Chinese Translation (Traditional)

孫子的相片
顯示
在訊佳普上
戴著她丈夫的眼鏡
嘗試閱讀電子音信

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

孙子的相片
显示
在讯佳普上
戴著她丈夫的眼镜
尝试阅读电子音信


Bio Sketch

VessislavaSavova was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She is an author, translator and editor in English and Bulgarian languages. Her works have been awarded with international awards for flash fiction, haiku, and tanka.

1 comment:

  1. This emotionally understated tanka successfully catches a glimpse of contemporary life/relationships mediated through technical devices.

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