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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Yuan Changming edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan in Vancouver. Credits include ten Pushcart nominations, eight poetry awards & chapbooks, as well as publications in Best of the Best Canadian Poetry & BestNewPoemsOnline, among others.

Yuan Changming

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Standing Still for Survival

Long long before long ago, Earth
Was originally set within a koru

Unfurling at every antlike moment
Directly towards the sun, until
Now it is too overloaded
With evil spirits & viruses

To continue revolution as it
Tries to return to itself