Rumination of an Eve

First Published in Different Truths. Click here to read

Long ago, when I had a 
garden, flowers sang with 
children’s shouts, birds’
notes, quiet-pawed cats. 

Kois played in the pond 
under  mauve flowers on 
strange trees — I did not 
know their names. They

called one yue liang hua 
or moon flower from 
Shanghai —...

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