in an empty conch
I never understood
my father’s rage
Kokako, 18, April 2013
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Luminita Suse is the author of the tanka collection, A Thousand Fireflies, 2011, Editions des petits nuages. Her poetry appeared in Moonbathing: A Journal of Women's Tanka, Gusts, Atlas Poetica, Red Lights, Ribbons, A Hundred Gourds, Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka 2010-2011, and Skylark. She got a honourable mention in the The 7th International Tanka Festival Competition, 2012.