Copsing by Yuan Changming

Yuan Changming published monographs on translation before leaving China. Currently, Yuan lives in Vancouver, where he edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan. Credits include ten Pushcart nominations, the 2018 Naji Naaman’s Literary Prize, Best of the Best Canadian Poetry and BestNewPoemsOnline among others.   






















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