Poems by Han Dong

Dong, Han and Patton, Simon (2007) Poems by Han Dong. Rotterdam, Netherlands, Poetry International Web Institute.

Author Dong, Han
Patton, Simon
Title Poems by Han Dong
Place of publication Rotterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Poetry International Web Institute
Publication date 2007
Series China - Poetry International Web
Total pages 1 Translated folio
Language eng
Subject 420211 Chinese
CX
751002 Languages and literacy
Formatted Abstract/Summary
In this selection of poems for Poetry International Web, Han has chosen material written between 2002 and 2005. A recurrent feature of his poetry is an interest in mind and the way mind relates to the world. In ‘Rain’, he is struck by the mind’s capacity for distraction: ordinary, noteworthy happenings such as rain tend to be overlooked when “some event is happening”. Another poem, ‘Scenario’, lightly engages with the mind’s ability to predict future events on the basis of past experience, a kind of living in advance of what has not yet taken place...

Poems by Han Dong:
Life
Me and you
Neon sign
Rain
Round jade
Scenario
Six lines
Some people don't say much
What I said to myself
Winter solstice
You have no name
Keyword Chinese poetry
Translation
Original Creative Works - Other
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