Chen-ou Liu's Translation Project: First English-Chinese Haiku and Tanka Blog

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Selected Tanka: Breast Binder Tanka

for Ru-nas

the diary
under a floorboard
in his room
the broken mirror reflects
her breast binder

Special Feature: LGBT Tanka, Atlas Poetica, 2012

Note: Ru-na literally means "be/act like (Ru) a man (Na) " in Chinese.