AMANG I eat fish for breakfa st I eat fish for lunc h I eat fish for dinner I eat fish most every da y For when I don’t I soon begin to i tch Ah Jing said, “I ate Ah Mi’s mom. ” Been years since they threw her ashes into the P acific Just think of all the fish I have eaten from t hat sea Every one delicio us Fish scales scintill ate But when a fish dies that flash disappears, becomes fles h A flash I love to ea t Whenever Ah Mi eats fish she thinks of her mo m Even wrote a poem on the subject, which makes me think o f mine I think of both our mo ms And sometimes other moms as w ell Ah Mi’s mom Has her soul been on my tongue? And what of those saltier than s ouls os Th e flashes with a delicate distinctio n Yet still my thoughts retur n to Mom Lying in that hospital wa rd In a year or two I may well be eatin g her And Ah Mi will be to o And Ah Jing and Ah Liao and Ah Tun and Ah Fa and Ah Han an d Ah Cui And all the others who are not s o Ah But love to eat fis h We’ll all be eating fish one d ay “Mmm,” we’ll say. “So savory” Translation by Steve Bradbury
Manoa – University of Hawai'I Press
Published: May 10, 2019
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