Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Lake Ontario water
cupped in my hand --
Formosa’s moon

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(Note: In 1544, a Portuguese ship sighted the main island of Taiwan and named it Ilha Formosa, which means "Beautiful Island")

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Chen-ou Liu
Stay Drunk on Writing

4 comments:

Dianne said...

Stay drunk on writing, precisely

Yellow Pine said...

Much Western haiku seems bent on a sentimental saturation of meaning via minimalism...a Western departure from the no-meaning of Basho's aesthetics.

Yellow Pine said...

Oops...thought I was posting @ Stay Drunk on Writing.

Autumn said...

I live 15 minutes away from Lake Ontario. Thankyou for your lovly quotes darling!