HASAN ZIA ❏ I love you! I love what is eternal in you And in you – What is eternal is nothing And I love nothing in you Nothing is what carries you Holding you on to be something Something lovable – That is eternal And I love nothing in you Longing for you – A soulful sigh echoes inside me Leaving nothing but sorrow – That is eternal
PEMA HOU ❏ From a deep fissure in the moss-covered ground I escape and gurgle down a rocky outcrop Starting as a brook, a stream I gather strength and size as I flow over smooth rocks I eddy in dark, deep pools shaded by weeping willows Or lazily flow between banks spiked with tall reeds meandering among buttercup dotted fields
YIREN ❏ Floating in the air and charming like crystal, snow sprinkles from the heaven. Silver flakes covered up my car and blocked my quiet door. Opening the curtain at window, I let in the glow of snow. A stem of orchard buds gives of secluded fragrance. My heart is here for the spring to return.
MIRANDA WONG ❏ At the beginning, life felt like roses. I looked forward to what the next day would bring. Each passing day, anticipation, excitement, hope, joy and mystery greeted me. I felt gratitude and blessed to be with you, a man I believed was my dream come true. I looked forward to learning more about you as our time together went on, and felt that we were a true unit. I saw ahead of us the chance to grow, both individually and together…