Look at me. I have flown right through this glass unscathed.
– Christine Fellows, Bird As Prophet
don’t lean on me
I am not
of the same
I heal of course
don’t walk on me
Phoebe Tsang is a Hong-Kong born Chinese, British and Canadian poet, author, librettist and playwright, and the author of ‘Contents of a Mermaid’s Purse’ (Tightrope Books, Toronto). Her poetry and fiction has been published internationally in anthologies and journals including Asia Literary Review, Literary Review of Canada, The Bombay Review, Geist, and Room Magazine. Her libretti have been commissioned and premiered by orchestras and ensembles including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Hamilton Philharmonic, and Tapestry Opera. http://www.phoebetsang.com
Ice illustration by C.B. Auder (digital collage).