Chen-ou Liu Poems

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1.
Butterfly Dream Haiku

winter dawn
a butterfly wakes up
in my dream
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2.
A Dead Man Writing

A Tanka Prose
for Ernest Hemingway who claimed that
The important thing for a writer is to tell a good story...
The best ones are liars.
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3.
Hazy Moonlight Haiku

hazy moonlight
through the bare branches
'Goldberg Variations'
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4.
'Taste Of Moonlight' Haiku

I stretch out
in bed alone
the taste of moonlight
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writing haiku...
the cock crows
as if possessed
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6.
Pussy Riot Haiku

7.
Red Spider Lilies Haiku

red spider lilies
blooming along the fence -
foreclosed house
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8.
Convention Floor Tanka

written in response to Hillary Clinton's presidential nomination

shards of glass
on the convention floor
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9.
Chinese Lantern Festival

Water Snake Lantern zigzags
through Ketagalan Boulevard...
end of Chinese New Year
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10.
A Set Of Tanka For Emily Dickinson

clad in lily-white
she sweeps into each room
and out again....
the woman in my vision
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