Editor’s note: Poems are displayed in English and Mandarin Chinese. Both translations were provided by the poet.
THE GOLDEN CAR OF THE SOUL
I drew the feathers of times
To make you see
What beautiful is the music of the gods
As gorgeous as the gold car of the soul
AS SMALL AS TO ZERO
In the palm of infinition
Everyone is a moment
Even as small as to zero
Hongri Yuan, born in China in 1962, is a poet and philosopher interested particularly in creation. Representative works include Platinum City, Gold City, Golden Paradise , Gold Sun and Golden Giant. His poetry has been published in the UK, USA, India, New Zealand, Canada, and Nigeria.