Universe Netting

How the nets of this universe
Mend themselves
It is impossible to say
Or if you say to see
That this is what you have
Said. Few crevices in the closet
Of an open mind
Where you rarely see what you say to look at
Though broken
There are nets
Above all

By Changming Yuan

Changming Yuan grew up in rural China, authored three books before moving to Canada, and currently teaches writing in Vancouver; Yuan's poetry appears in more than 100 literary publications worldwide, including Canadian Literature, Exquisite Corpse, the London Magazine, Salzburg Review, Sentence and Taj Mahal Review.

Yuan's debut collection titled 'Chansons of a Chinaman' is due out via Leaf Garden Press in September 2009.