Wong In Ping

Fannou Poems: Bananas
Translated by Tammy Ho Lai-Ming

The moon is brighter and brighter.
You lie on the now flattened cardboard
that once carried bananas.
The smell of fruit sails the road
where the cold is settling in.

Wong In Ping

Wong In Ping is studying at Hong Kong Baptist University, majoring in Chinese Language and Literature. He loves writing.

Tammy Ho Lai-Ming

Tammy Ho Lai-Ming is the founding co-editor of the Hong Kong-based Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize three times and the Forward Prize and her translations have appeared in China Literature Today, Pathlight, CURA: A Literary Magazine or Art and Action,The Margins, among others. More at www.sighming.com.