Fiona Sze-Lorrain

MY MELANCHOLY

moves from window to window

between calendars

on Mid-Autumn Festival, it vanishes

like moons and peaches under startled lanterns

promising us official secrets

Fiona Sze-Lorrain’s second book of poetry, My Funeral Gondola is forthcoming in 2013 as a Manoa Books title from El Leon Literary Arts. She is also the author of Water the Moon (Marick Press, 2012), and several volumes of contemporary French, American and Chinese poets, the latest being Mark Strand’s Presque invisible (Vif éditions, 2012) and Bai Hua’s Wind Says (Zephyr Press, 2012). She recently co-edited the Manoa anthology, Sky Lanterns (University of Hawai’i Press, 2012). An editor at Cerise Press and Vif éditions, she is a zheng harpist. She lives in France. www.fionasze.com