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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

Yuan Changming published monographs on translation before leaving China. With a Canadian PhD in English, Yuan currently edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan in Vancouver. Credits include 11 Pushcart nominations, 9 chapbooks & awards, as well as publications in Best of the Best Canadian Poetry (2008-17) & BestNewPoemsOnline, among more than 1,800 other literary outlets across 46 countries.

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