Three Ideogramic Compounds

思: thought takes place
       In the field of heart

闷: depressed when your heart is
       Shut behind a door

忍:tolerate with a knife
       Right above your heart

Yuan Changming  published monographs on translation before leaving his native country. Currently, Yuan edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan in Vancouver. Credits include ten Pushcart nominations  & publications in Best of the Best Canadian Poetry (2008-17) BestNewPoemsOnline, among nearly 1,600 others across 43 countries.