“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Li Xiaoyong

李效永

MCLC

Li Xiaoyong has also gone by the pen-name “Plum.” He was born in Xincai, Henan province in 1986. Li is currently a graduate student at the Literature School of the Tibetan College for Nationalities in Xianyang, Shaanxi province. His poems consist of twaddle and reverence for “death” and “dreams.”