“A Small Wish” by Yuan Changming

“A Small Wish” by Yuan Changming

A Small Wish

      I would rather be a leaf
Whose body may contain 
      The secrets of a whole forest

Or 

A single dewdrop
      Whose soul can see
Through an entire ocean

Yuan Changming, nine-time Pushcart and one-time Best of Net nominee, published monographs on translation before moving out of China. With a Canadian PhD in English, Yuan currently edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan in Vancouver; credits include Best Canadian Poetry, BestNewPoemsOnline, Threepenny Review and 1289 others across 38 countries.

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