the world hasn't changed

by Yao Feng

the world hasn't changed
it's still business as usual 

with a thump, the setting sun
an official seal
is stamped on the horizon
approval granted
I look out the window, like one night
looking at another

The literal translation of this poem was made by Chenxin Jiang

The final translated version of the poem is by The Poetry Translation Workshop


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