from Spring Songs (6)

My translation:



(c) Mary Tang 2015

Translations from the English

from Spring Songs (6)


Lightning in the western sky over mountains.
East are riverstones of stars blinking through

the swift current of clouds.
Wherever I look across a rainy day and night

I see the soundless ocean floor of mind:
Silt of words that have not shifted for months

cover the breasthook of an overturned boat.
From a calm black gap in the burdenboards

the season shoots and flowers like an octopus

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About Mary Tang

An urban orchardist everyday, a volunteer regularly, a poet sometimes and a blogger since March 2015. I travel when I can. Food is a constant.
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