Posts Tagged ‘China’

“China Shows its Muscle on 60th Anniversary” (Chen-ou Liu)

Monday, October 12th, 2009

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warplanes
above choreographed cheers
the soldiers march

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Headlines:

“China Shows its Muscle on 60th Anniversary” (Toronto Star)

“The Only Thing Missing From China’s 60th was the Public” (The Mirror)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies).

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“Chinese Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in Various Ways” (Chen-ou Liu)

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

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alone
walking the house all night—
moon festival

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Headlines:

“Chinese Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in Various Ways” (CCTV)

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities” (Chen-ou Liu)

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

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………………..eating
………………..a McDonald’s happy meal
………………..in Tiananmen Square
………………..so many students
………………..were killed

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Headlines:

“During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities” (New York Times)

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This poem was submitted by Chen-ou Liu (see poet biographies). Read more Chen-ou Liu on Haiku News.

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