Snowlining by Yuan Chanming

At the same height of
Every rocky mountain
Above all seasonal change
You are widely cut open

As if to bite a whole patch of
Sky from heaven
With row upon row of
Whale-like teeth

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Yuan Changming, 9-time Pushcart nominee, grew up in rural China and published monographs on translation before moving to Canada. With a PhD in English, Yuan currently edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan in Vancouver; credits include Best of Best Canadian Poetry (10th anniv. ed), BestNewPoemsOnline, Threepenny Review and 1319 others worldwide.

Photo: David Mark


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