Treasure Island

Chenou Liu


De Wallen at Twilight


A Haiku Sequence


'Old Sichuan Cuisine'
between window brothels
I eat alone

from one window brothel
to another...
a street dog and I

surrounded by girls
in the window brothels...
me and the Oude Kerk


Notes

1 De Wallen is the largest and best known red-light district in Amsterdam and a major tourist attraction.
2 Sichuan cuisine is known for its spicy, tongue-numbing dishes.
3 Note: Founded in 1213, the Oude Kerk ('old church') is Amsterdam’s oldest

building and oldest parish church.

Submitted: Monday, June 03, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 02, 2013

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