the white rose
at my touch
even death's perfection
Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka, 4, 2013
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Brian Zimmer wrote from the banks of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri. His work had appeared in various international print and online journals. He took inspiration from a variety of sources, including the ancient Japanese poetic-diary (utanikki) and free-form, poetic "essay" (zuihitsu).