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Three Poems

Three Poems G U C H E N G p overty h as a chi lly n ose Poverty has a chilly nose he speaks through a crystal ball when the dewdrops have all dried to death wheat fields in every direction are gold reflections of the sun dust storms rise in solar winds the grasses clump so hot so hot a pink woman is walking along the dike the vole drops into its hole drops into ash a colorless flame burns on the stove Poverty has a chilly nose a gener at ion the black night gave me black eyes still I use them to seek the light feeling the sky is gray the road is gray the buildings are gray the rain is gray through a field of dead gray two children pass one bright red one pale green Translations by Aaron Crippen Gu Hoof, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1980 Linda S. Connor http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Manoa University of Hawai'I Press

Three Poems

Manoa , Volume 13 (2) – Oct 1, 2001

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Abstract

G U C H E N G p overty h as a chi lly n ose Poverty has a chilly nose he speaks through a crystal ball when the dewdrops have all dried to death wheat fields in every direction are gold reflections of the sun dust storms rise in solar winds the grasses clump so hot so hot a pink woman is walking along the dike the vole drops into its hole drops into ash a colorless flame burns on the stove Poverty has a chilly nose a gener at ion the black night gave me black eyes still I use them to seek the light feeling the sky is gray the road is gray the buildings are gray the rain is gray through a field of dead gray two children pass one bright red one pale green Translations by Aaron Crippen Gu Hoof, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1980 Linda S. Connor

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ManoaUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Oct 1, 2001

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