The header image conveys the tone of this poem.
“My heart is like wood burnt to ashes,
my body as an unleashed boat.
If you ask what are my life accomplishments………”
Can you guess his reply?
The actual line is “Huangzhou, Huizhou, Tanzhou.”
(The three places of his exile: GuangGang, Huizhou and Hainan)
The cover image also conveys the tone of the poem. Dislocation as an unleashed boat.Loss, makes us feel like wood burnt to ashes. All due to conflicts. The migrants and refugees around the world come to mind right away. May we all do everything we can to stop conflicts.