orchid-sitting for a friend
graceful, arching inspiration
a month of poetry


About Chris Galvin

Chris Galvin is a Canadian writer, editor and photographer dividing her time between Canada and Viet Nam. Her essay Flood Season was a finalist for the 2012 Best of the Net prize, and Discovering Hến Rice in Central Việt Nam won third place (shared) and a Readers’ Choice Award in the 2015 I Must Be Off! Travel Essay Contest. Her work has appeared in various anthologies and literary journals, including Descant, Asian Cha, PRISM International, Room, and others. She has written in Vietnamese and English for Vietnam Tourism Review/Kham Pha Du Lich Vietnam Magazine, Travellive, and Du Lich Giai Tri. Chris is currently looking for a home for her recently completed manuscript, Breakfast Under the Bodhi Tree, a book about living, eating, and tour-guiding in Viet Nam.
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7 Responses to Orchid-sitting

  1. Very sweet, Chris. You chose words that are as delicate as the orchids themselves.

    P.S. By the way, I’ll send you an email telling you more about my experience at the restaurant 😉

  2. I love orchids! You’re right…their form and beauty do inspire! Lovely haiku…Looking forward to reading the poem you come up with tomorrow

  3. oops…here’s mine…hope you enjoy it! It was my first try at a triolet. 😉


  4. Lovely, Chris. Poems and flowers have much in common! 😉

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