Rendezvous avec la mort (a poem)

A drowsy walk of pallid six afternoon hours
To lay red camellias by your head
I wait through the night
To listen to you listening to the chitchat of the blossom ocean tides

© Julie O’Yang. Text based on a poem by the Chinese symbolist poet Dai Wangshu (1905-1950), image found at a graveyard



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6 responses to “Rendezvous avec la mort (a poem)

  1. Robert Masterson

    Just as it should always be…

  2. So beautiful JUlie . Is it a haiku ? A Chinese version ?


  3. Nice! And a great antique-looking picture to go with it. Good!!

  4. slashkk

    Very nice indeed. Flows very well not confining like poetry. Her good!!

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