Wednesday, August 9, 2017

White Horizon by Yuan Changming

At the same height of 
            Every rocky mountain
            Above all seasonal change
The snowline is wildly drawn

As if cut open to bite a whole patch 
Of sky from heaven
With rows of rows of 
Whale-like teeth

Yuan Changming, nine-time Pushcart nominee, published monographs on translation before moving out of China. With a Canadian PhD in English, Yuan currently edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan in Vancouver; credits include Best of Best Canadian Poetry (10th anniv. ed.), BestNewPoemsOnline, Threepenny Review and 1319 across 40 countries.   

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