POEMS BY CHEN HSIU–CHEN 陳秀珍

Translated by : Lee Kuei-shien     My Romanticism Oh, poet,the sentences of your poetryare ardent diamonds,making my eyesdaring not to gaze.I am also fond of able tofinishing immortal love poemsjust like you. My countryhas been clouded darkly by enemy,my romanticismaims at the resistance by poetryagainst more than one thousand blind missiles.Under the sheltering skyOh, poet,my penimprisons the butterfliesand does not […]

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Poems by Chen Hsiu–chen 陳秀珍

Translated by : Lee Kuei-shien The Appearance of a Painting –To Mexican female painter Frida Kahlo Lying on a hospital bedmy posture and your imagekeep overlappinglooked like a bad print on paperappearing as two butterflies You have most ingenious handsand unfortunate feet.I love your handsbut dislike your destiny.You transcend reality by means of a paintbrush.And what kind of landscape would […]

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