Chenou Liu Poems
- Racism Haiku for Abraham Joshua Heschel who proclaims that ...
- Chinese Lantern Festival Water Snake Lantern zigzags through...
- Butterfly Dream Haiku winter dawn a butterfly wakes up in ...
- Frog Haiku moonlit pond... a frog penetrates itself
- 'Taste Of Moonlight' Haiku I stretch out in bed alone the ...
- Black Butterfly Haiku a black butterfly tarnishes the pink ...
- Red Spider Lilies Haiku red spider lilies blooming along the...
Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Chen-ou Liu was a college teacher, essayist, editor, and two-time winner of the national Best Book Review Radio Program Award. In 2002, he emigrated to Canada and settled in Ajax, a suburb of Toronto. There, he continues to struggle with a life in transition and translation. Featured in New Resonance 7: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku, and listed as one of the top ten haiku poets for 2011 (Simply Haiku,9: 3,4, Autumn/Winter 2011) , Chen-ou Liu is the author of five books, including Following the Moon to the Maple Land(First Prize Winner of the 2011 Haiku Pix Chapbook Contest) and A Life in Transition and Translation (Honorable Mention,2014 Turtle Light ... more »
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for Abraham Joshua Heschel who proclaims that Racism is man's gravest threat to man.
'those slanted eyes'
in the room silence
what does white
Note: The phrase, 'slanted eyes, ' is a racist slur that refers to a person of Asian descent, especially of Chinese descent.