Tan-Renga by Christina Chin and Uchechukwu Onyedikam

Literary Revelations is thrilled to bring you the poetry of Christina Chin and Uchechukwu Onyedikam. Together they wrote two excellent Japanese Tan-Renga.


Uchechukwu Onyedikam is a Nigerian creative artist based in Lagos, Nigeria. His poems have appeared in Amsterdam Quarterly, Brittle Paper, Poetic Africa, Hood Communists and in print anthologies. He and Christina Chin co-authored Pouring Light on the Hills (2022).

Christina Chin is a painter and haiku poet from Malaysia. She is a four-time recipient of the top 100 in the DAC Summit Contests, exhibited at the Palo Alto Art Center, California. She is also the 1st prize winner of the 34th Annual Cherry Blossom Sakura Festival Haiku Contest (2020).


the dull midnight star
a trailer to the homestead
mother lay still breathless
the solemn departure
of the village babu

Uchechukwu Onyedikam/Christina Chin

the young boy
clings to her lifeless body
screams above the breath
a scene of loss
family mourning

Christina Chin/Uchechukwu Onyedikam


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