Enchanted Santa Fe Red soil Blue sky The female voice on the airport shuttle rang “Welcome to the Enchanted State”   A city that shows its bare butt with no vegetation in the sun A city that inherits indigenous red adobe houses A city with beautiful galleries on Canyon Street A city that loves and…

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Sea Women On the days when Shanghai has a high temperature of 100 degrees Jeju Island is like a cool paradise No wonder it’s where the fairies live in the legends   The Three Treasures of Jeju Island: Wind, Stone, and Haenyeo The wind comes and goes between the sea and the sky The stone…

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Wholehearted See the remains The foundations of a village Two thousand Native Americans Living nine hundred years ago Wholehearted   Climb down a ladder Cozy dirt floor basement Feel the spirits together   Imagine their life Hunting two hours a day Grow vegetables and potatoes Come back and tell a story   Mom asks Do…

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Coming home California’s air smells rich The layers of golden hills please the eyes Noticing the wood carving eagles on the roofs and streetlamps I wondered why they were on these places Until the eagle spread its wings and flew away   Back to the place I missed My pores and nostrils are stretched out…

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100 Years of Stories The emotional tides rise and ebb Broke down here with my 100-year-old grandma With a cane She stands gracefully in the wind Light shines through her snow-white hair Illuminate our lost eyes   Eighty years ago In the world where tennis belongs to men She won a tournament with a borrowed…

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Living in Another’s Dream Tahoe’s North Star Village smells like comfort and luxury Between the mountains and trees is an unreal dream I remembered the short film I saw in the Taiwan Museum of Modern Art Jade hunters in the ruins of Yunnan’s jade fields are looking for their dreams Next to them are Neat…

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Dangerous Desires Woke up I saw a brown bear by the highway Anxious Looking around My heart is tight Why does it appear in this place So many cars coming and going   One second later The answer is on the way An animal that was just killed was dripping with blood Through the glass…

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Two friends far away My friend from far away You are in the world of bustling I’m here living a simple life We just grow like this Eventually grow apart Like the oranges from the same seeds Those grown in the South Look different From those grown in the North Yet, we still remember each…

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A Peaceful Place Simple and clean The sky is blue The air is sweet America is like a world in a glass bottle   A purified world Everything smells so refined Fading away are those little loves and sorrows   Which one is real The world that makes me sad and happy Or, this world…

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Red Heart Balloon After the tide Loneliness Only the shells are scattered on the beach   Hustle and bustle Thousands of turns We just stepped into a new country   Petronas Towers outside the window Yellow flowers in the cup Suddenly I hear the song of prayer   Five times a day Praying to Allah…

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