Saturday, May 8, 2010

April Selection #2

The Immigrants

The pines try looking noble
Marooned on a median.
Bamboo languishes
In a mall food court planter.
Plum blooms in the vacant lot
Soon to be condos.

Long is the distance
From Chang-An
To Gold Mountain;
Clouds block the view
Of Mount Tai.

--Patrick Mizelle

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