Forever bitter,
pride’s namesake river
War’s interpreter,
maladies linger

Behind grace’s killer,
shades of night shiver
Battlefield murder,
the serpent’s finger

Architecture detail, YuYuan Gardens, Shanghai, China
Photograph (2005) and words (2013) by: c.b.w.

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c.b.w. 2013

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