Includes three sections - 'Berlin', 'Oslo' and 'Stockholm' - that are reminders of the restless and rootless life of the exile, written after Tiananmen Square (4 June 1989), when the author was away from his Peking home, to which he has so far been unable to return.
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Review: Old Snow: PoemsUser Review - Goodreads
There's a line or two that ruminate through my mind from this volume from time to time - such as "the road back is even further away" (from "Requiem"). This is well worth the read if you can locate a copy. I happened across mine at a bulk book sale.
Review: Old Snow: PoemsUser Review - CA - Goodreads
One of the most haunting books of poetry about living in exile. His epiphanies rampage to the surface like any soul who has lost so much of what he loves. "Where there's truth, there's forgetfulness ... Read full review