The Chinese micro-carver Chen Zhongen
can inscribe poems on a single strand of hair
I asked for a headful of sonnets
(Petrarchan) from scalp to split end.
Short-haired one, said he,
the most I can do for you
is a crop of haiku.
A bit miffed, I looked round the room
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem