a shadow always follows behind me

a shadow always follows behind me
with my file wrapped inside
I don't know who compiles it
and I don't know what it says
but given my shaky future I can guess
that in the file, I am an ungrammatical sentence
repeatedly corrected by a hooded man
until I fire a shot at the shadow

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Yao Feng

Thanks for your works.Here is another version  of  this poem <table border=“0” cellspacing=“0” cellpadding=“0” align=“left”><tbody><tr><td align=“left” valign=“top”> 
at the plenary meeting
three thousand right hands are raised
at the same level
like a lawn trimmed by a mower
a spring swallow
opened its scissors tail
flew past above my arm
I gave out a sad, shrill cry

Translated by Hilda Tam and Kit Kelen
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