Perching long in my heart
Is a white crow that no one has
Ever seen, but everyone may
Long to be
To fly out, as if hoping to bring back
A glistening seed, a colorful feather
To festoon its nest
Yuan Changming edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan and hosts Happy Yangsheng in Vancouver; credits include ten Pushcart nominations, Best of the Best Canadian Poetry, BestNewPoemsOnline and 1,419 others worldwide.