a large bruise
deep inside the mango
the way you turned away
when I needed you most
Simply Haiku, 8:3, Autumn 2011
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Susan Constable’s tanka appear in numerous journals and anthologies, including Take Five. She placed third in the 2010 Tanka Society of America Contest and her tanka collection, The Eternity of Waves, is one of the winning entries in the eChapbook Awards for 2012. She is currently the tanka editor for the international on-line journal, A Hundred Gourds. Susan lives with her husband on Canada’s beautiful west coast.