For a fee,
the artist
your name
on a plaque
or a miniature

In this country,
we make long
term investments


China, Rising

A journalist kept going
on about the giant panda
as a cute pet,

entered the enclosure
to have his photo taken.
He got

his genitals torn off and
was hospitalized at Chengdu.

[found poem. source: Soul Mountain, by Gao Xingjian]


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