Treasure Island

Chenou Liu


A Tanka about So-Called Clichéd Imagery


A ship perched
atop forest branches...
I glimpse
the face of the Muse
in clichéd imagery


Note: The opening lines refer to the iconic image in Werner Herzog's one of most acclaimed films, Fitzcarraldo.

Submitted: Sunday, June 16, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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