‘Orange Persimmons’ and Other Poetry by Rebecca Snow The Society April 19, 2015 Beauty, Falun Dafa, Poetry 1 Comment “Orange Persimmons” is a Haiku. “Released” is an American Cinquain, and “Forever Wearing White” is a Tanka about how the Falun Dafa are being tortured and buried in snow at re-education facilities in China. Orange Persimmons orange persimmons red apples and pumpkin spice snow is coming soon Released Balloons, Red and yellow, Floating up to Heaven, Bad memories from my childhood, Released. Forever Wearing White Buried in white snow, From my neck down to my soles, A human snowman, Punished for my Zhen-Shan-Ren, Because of geography. Rebecca Snow is an American poet and writer living in Vietnam. Featured Image: Persimmons still life by Grace Kim. Related Post ‘Those Who Do Not Remember the Past . . .’ by Ja... I sing of Arthur and Excalibur, The Table Round and fealty professed By knights devoted to a noble quest For what was right and good, and pure. ... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail One Response Shari Jo LeKane-Yentumi April 19, 2015 Wonderful poems! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.