Rose Lu ( Bing hua )


Full Stop


Too nervous at the first meeting,
I made my silk scarf slide off down to the ground
And a question mark in my heart is found

Confused when saying goodbye,
I was too bashful to banter and greet
And the question mark extended to an exclamation one on the sly

When can we meet again?
Fearless of gossip
But I do fear that the exclamation mark
Won’t be able to break out of the circle of the full stop


By Rose Lu (Bing hua) Tr. East Sea Fairy

Submitted: Friday, February 21, 2014

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