Poems

Cage & Bird

Cage & Bird by Changming Yuan

I am a cage, in search of a bird. — Kafka

Wherever my mind flies, it’s still
Confined
Tightly to this world, this very cage of
Sensory & imaginative cells

In other words, I is the cage, while
The whole universe am a bird

Changming Yuan
the authorChangming Yuan
Yuan Changming published monographs on translation before leaving his native country. Currently, Yuan edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan in Vancouver. Credits include eight chapbooks, ten Pushcart nominations as well as publications in Best of the Best Canadian Poetry (2008-17) & BestNewPoemsOnline, among nearly 1,600 others.

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