‘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. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) One Response Shari Jo LeKane-Yentumi April 19, 2015 Wonderful poems! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.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.