Eleanor Goodman

Eleanor Goodman is the author of the poetry collection Nine Dragon Island (2016) and the translator of Something Crosses My Mind: Selected Poems of Wang Xiaoni (2014), Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Workers Poetry (2017) and The Roots of Wisdom: Poems by Zang Di (2017). She is a research associate at the Harvard University Fairbank Centre.

Standing at the Gas Station on a Winter’s Night, What Am I Afraid of | 冬夜站在加油站我怕什么

Translated by Eleanor Goodman A driver used to long-haul raids, I watch pigeons by the gas station, waiting for fries dropped by people coming out of the fast food joint a few people with obscured faces wait in the cold …

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