The Works of Changming Yuan

Changming Yuan authored several books before emigrating out of China and currently teaches writing in Vancouver. Yuan's poems have appeared in Barrow Street,Best Canadian Poetry, Exquisite Corpse, theLondon Magazine and nearly 200 other literary publications worldwide. His debut collection Chansons of a Chinaman and the monograph Politics and Poetics were recently released. Yuan has had work nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

All Poems ¬© Changming Yuan

Winter Sleep

between padded sheets
i envelope both
my senses and soul
and stamp my naked body
with a gear-edged dream
put into the big mailbox of night
and send my suppressed self
far away from home
to a strange place