Letters from Beijing

Letter from Beijing 3: How would Li Bai Write Today? 北京来信3:李白活在今天会怎样写诗?

LETTER FROM BEIJING 3: HOW WOULD LI BAI WRITE TODAY? 北京来信3:李白活在今天会怎样写诗?     LIGHT UP By Chen Dongdong 陈东东   Light up an oil lamp in the rocks so they can see the sea. Let them see the sea and the antique fish. See the light too, a lamp held high on the hill.   Light …

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Letter from Beijing 2: Chinese poets, drifters and entrepreneurs

北京来信 2:北漂诗人和企业家诗人 Letter from Beijing 2: Chinese poets, drifters and entrepreneurs Introduced and translated by Ming Di, a Chinese poet living between Beijing and California, editor of New Cathay –Contemporary Chinese Poetry (Tupelo Press, 2013) March 2017 “Drifters” in Beijing In My Poetry By Qiu Huadong 邱华栋 I want to eat the sunflowers, the insects and air …

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Letter from Beijing: New Poets and New Trends in China 北京来信:中国新诗人新诗风(一)

Letter from Beijing: New Poets and New Trends in China 北京来信:中国新诗人新诗风(一) From Ming Di   Chinese New Poetry started as a literary revolution a hundred years ago influenced by the new poetry that appeared in Poetry magazine in Chicago. Hu Shi was a student in the US from 1910 to 1917. He wrote the first …

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