Spectral Consideration

Sigh in mountains north


Road repair rough
No despair enough
Every corner to darken
As winter journeys forth
Sigh in mountains north
Pebbles beneath goats‘ feet roll
Acorns last swine mast
Seasons change so fast.

Wei Santang is a scholar born and educated in the Far West in the second half of the 20th century. Faye Sarras teaches English and records the activities of plants from the mountains to the garden to the kitchen. Faye and Santang are the authors of In Solar Terms. Read other articles by Wei.