雙箋

I.

We have
a calm and peaceful love

No angles to damage
No hardness to destroy

I love the people who make you happy
and the things you grew up with:

 metal, wood, fire and water;
 the sun, the moon, the mountains and rivers;
 friends and companions;
 peaches soft, frost harsh.

So, I love
the whole world

II.

I shall pause for you, time and time again
listening to how you tell me,

 among people, many troubles;
 among people, many rains;
 among people, many clear days.

I shall scribe for the world, over and again
thinking about how to tell you,

 that body has more happiness;
 that world has more blessings;
 that the way has

more harvests ripe;
more radiance bright.


— Chen, Yi-Wen, «Two Notes»
陳依文,〈雙箋〉

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