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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

无题(他睁开…) (lit. Untitled (He Opens an Eye...))

Poem by Bei Dao.

Translations:

'He Opens Wide a Third Eye...'

Translated by Chen Maiping and Bonnie McDougall

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