for the task
where the mists part
I begin counting stars
Excellent Tanka, 7th International Tanka Festival Competition, 2012
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Brian Zimmer writes from the banks of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri. His work has appeared in various international print and online journals. He takes inspiration from a variety of sources, including the ancient Japanese poetic-diary (utanikki) and free-form, poetic "essay" (zuihitsu).