new year saké ...
the gradual dimming
of your flaws
First Prize, Shiki Monthly Kukai, January 2014
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Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Roberta Beary is the haibun editor at Modern Haiku. Her bestselling collection The Unworn Necklace (Snapshot Press) won a Poetry Society of America finalist award. Her haibun collection Deflection (Accents Publishing) won the Eric Hoffer and Touchstone finalist awards. Follow her on twitter @shortpoemz.