tea leaves settle --
the mess of his life
in a chipped cup
Presence, 23 May 2004
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Marian Olson, non-fiction writer and widely published international poet, was the author of nine books of poetry, including the award winning haiku in Songs of the Chicken Yard, Desert Hours, Consider This, and Moondance. Published in 2017, The Other and Kaleidoscope were her first books of tanka.