a shadow always follows behind me

shadows always follow©papa osmubal

shadows always follow©papa osmubal

a shadow always follows behind me
yao feng

a shadow always follows behind me
with my file wrapped inside
I don’t know who compiles it
and I don’t know what it says
but given my shaky future I can guess
that in the file, I am an ungrammatical sentence
repeatedly corrected by a hooded man
until I fire a shot at the shadow


*literal translation by Chenxin Jiang (Chris Song Zijiang)
*final translated version by  The Poetry Translation Workshop

*from The Poetry Translation Workshop

 

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