Treasure Island

Chenou Liu


Migrant's Voice Haiku


harvest moon rising....
a tremble
in the migrant's voice

Second Place,10th Kloštar Ivanić Haiku Contest,2013


Judge’s Comment

The year wears on, maybe he is a migrant farm worker, far from his home country. He is working late, the harvest moon rises, huge and yellow over the horizon. Filled with nostalgia, he thinks of his homeland, his family, his life there, as he talks to fellow migrants he holds back tears, but his voice wavers.

Submitted: Friday, August 09, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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