Happiness Is Very Hard (Is It); Dark Eye Circles; & God Knows Our Secrets, translated from the Taiwanese Mandarin by Nicholas Wong
Happiness Is Very Hard (Is It)
If pain secretly visits and sleeps over
In a zigzagging night
The body, like a habit-driven curve,
Will become bitter and stiff at the right time
Or it will try to lie flat …
Day (with an annotation by Blake Butler)
[an excerpt from our Winter 2020 issue]
in a mind.
without a body,
air into air.
without a body.
Reminder of a body,