Issue 4,  Poetry

Time Whitewashed in Snow by Yuan Changming

Hesitantly, the snowflakes keep 
Swinging around until their final fall 
To the ground, in thickening stillness 

As the present becomes gradually 
Assimilated to the past (or future?) 

All in a wild white world of fairy tales


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, BestNewPoemsOnline and 1,489 others worldwide.

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