Tall against the frozen sky
You stand as still as straight, your skeletons

Are the exquisite calligraphy
                           Of an entire season

Your name is curly writ

Not in water

But with wind

Yuan Changming

Yuan Changming published monographs on translation before leaving his native country. Currently, Yuan edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan in Vancouver. Credits include eight chapbooks, ten Pushcart nominations, & publications in Best of the Best Canadian Poetry (2008-17) & BestNewPoemsOnline, among 1,609 others across 44 countries.   

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