Friendship of Twin Cities (Mississauga, Canada & Kariya, Japan)

More poems have been written by Anna Yin for her project: Polyphonic celebration for Mississauga’s 50th Anniversary. Anna will visit Japan in April 2024, she will continue writing…She also invites writers/artists in Kariya, Japan to contribute. Please send with subject: Celebration of Mississauga’s 50th anniversary for Twin Cities, to [email protected]

Photos from Mississauga Friendship Association (MFA). Thanks.

newly booked ticket to Tokyo
snow in our city
I think of Kariya’s cherry blossom

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New year’s leaflets flutter
I catch pink petals
from MFA’s photo gallery

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Mount Fuji
friends from twin cities
gathering in Kimonos

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hosts exchange
flags of Japan and Canada
face painting

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making matcha tea
a lighter taste of
maple syrup


新订的东京机票
密市的雪花
让我想起刈谷的白樱花

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新年的传单飘扬
粉红的花瓣
来自友谊协会的摄影图库

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富士山美景
姐妹城朋友相聚
和服媲美

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东道主交换
两国鲜艳的国旗
印在脸上

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制作抹茶
浅浅地留下
枫糖浆味道

Other projects:
Awakening, Public Art and Poetry Film Project of Mississauga 2023
Mississauga Arts Council features Anna Yin’s haiku project as a “MicroGrant Success Story” in 2022