Wednesday, August 10, 2005

"a tiny white paper boat"

"Mother, if you see a tiny white paper boat in your sleep,
Do not wonder how it entered your dream.
It was folded by your loving daughter, with tears in her eyes,
Who begs it to carry home her love and sorrow, over the endless mountains and waters."

--Ping Hsin
trans. Kai-yu Hsu

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