"The Boundary" by Bei Dao, translated by Bonnie S. McDougall from THE AUGUST SLEEPWALKER, copyright © 1988 by Bei Dao. Translation copyright © 1988, 1990 by Bonnie S. McDougall. Used by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.
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Poet Bei Dao b. 1949
POET’S REGION China
Poetic Terms Metaphor