Friday, August 2, 2019

A Room of My Own: Late Night Shift Tanka

back home
from the late night shift
this silence
and yet ... beside the bed
my German Shepherd

Note: The following poem could be read as a prequel to the tanka above:

long walk home
from the late-night shift
I shiver
at the cold sound
of my turning key

Atlas Poetica, 29, 2017

Chen-ou Liu

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