Standing tall against the frozen sky
Your skeletons are the exquisite calligraphy
Of an entire season
Your name is curly writ
Not in water
But with wind
Yuan Changming published monographs on translation before leaving his native country. Currently, Yuan lives in Vancouver, where he edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan. Credits include ten Pushcart nominations, Best of the Best Canadian Poetry (2008-17) and BestNewPoemsOnline, among others.