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Rose Lu ( Bing Hua )


The Well


A sorrowful cloud
Grows madly in time
Finally falls into a well


On a full moon night
A string of bubbles rises up
The water
Black as ink
Along with the pains overflow

A man
With a tender gaze
Scoops her out of the well
And fills it with gravel

As the church bell tolls
A pink flower bursts into bloom
And a green vine creeps around the well



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

Submitted: Friday, February 28, 2014
Edited: Sunday, July 20, 2014

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