Skip to content
from the July 2004 issue

BirdCry Creek

In our idleness, cinnamon blossoms fall.
In night quiet, spring mountains stand


empty. Moonrise startles mountain birds:
here and there, cries in a spring gorge.


From Mountain Home: The Wilderness Poetry of Ancient China, forthcoming from New Directions.

Read more from the July 2004 issue
Like what you read? Help WWB bring you the best new writing from around the world.