every little branch
brimming with tears as spring grins
green from ear to ear
bio info]:: Yuan Changming, an 8-time Pushcart nominee, grew up in a remote village, began to learn English at 19, and published several monographs before leaving China. Currently, Yuan tutors and co-edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan in Vancouver. His poetry appears in 1009 literary publications across 32 countries, including Asahi Shimbun, Best Canadian Poetry, BestNewPoemsOnline and Threepenny Review.