On the Freeway (Yuan Changming)

Posted on June 29, 2016 by in Heightened Talk


Driving through a forest

I saw a deer

Standing alone still


Like what I wish to watch:

Every human is so busy

Passing by




Changming Yuan, a nine-time Pushcart nominee and author of seven chapbooks, started to learn the English alphabet at age 19 and published monographs on translation before moving out of China. With a PhD in English, Yuan currently edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan in Vancouver, and has poetry appearing in Best Canadian Poetry (2009, 12, 14)BestNewPoemsOnline, LiNQ, Threepenny Review and 1209 other publications across 38 countries.