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Issue # 3 January 2011
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Chen-ou Liu is a contributing writer for Rust+Moth and Simply Haiku. He lives in a suburb of Toronto, where he has been struggling with a life in transition and translation. His poetry has been published and anthologized worldwide. His tanka and haiku have been honored with awards.

Chen-ou Liu

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Poems to Eat

to be a hunger artist
I stumble
around the mansion of words
from room to room
hunting poems to eat

out of the boarded up window
I am lucky to find
a thousand blank verses
dangling on the lower tip
of a crescent moon