Losslit contributor:
Hideko Sueoka

Hideko Sueoka is a poet and translator living in Tokyo. Her translation on photography “Shigeichi Nagano-Magazine Work 60s” was published in 2009. She was the winner of the 2013 Troubadour International Poetry Competition and her winning poem was highly commended in the Forward Prize 2014. Her debut poetry chapbook is forthcoming from Clare Songbirds Publishing House (New York) in 2018.

Offshore Sakhalin Island

At last Februus reaches the cosmos of cobalt and white laid out on the mosaic sea with frosted shards. Drift ice after drift ice brought by the Amur river that advects seaward Siberian memories