Fragrant and Amaranthine

One day I will come back from outer space,

by a red cloud and bring giant’s picture scroll.

My lines of lightning songs will flutter gold greetings of a prehistoric giant city

The mountains that have been sleeping for hundreds and millions of years

Will be transparent suddenly and the lights will be brilliant, like five – coloured gems;

And the songs of my soul in the skeleton will be in full bloom,

like the fairyland flowers of the Kingdom of Heaven,

that will be fragrant and amaranthine for thousands of years.

Hongri Yuan

Hongri Yuan, born in China in 1962, is a poet and philosopher interested particularly in creation. Representative works include Platinum City, The City of Gold , Golden Paradise , Gold Sun and Golden Giant. His poetry has been more widely published in the UK, USA ,India ,New Zealand, Canada and Nigeria.


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