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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

[The Bird Sings on a Flowered Branch] (lit. The Bird Sings on a Flowered Branch)

Poem by Cai Shiping.

Translations:

The Bird Sings on a Flowered Branch

Translated by Canaan Morse

Publications

The Bird Sings on a Flowered Branch Pathlight: New Chinese Writing Oct. 2015 Mainland China