Jone Guo

Rookie - 0 Points [Jin Zhong] (1962 / Harbin, China)

Biography of Jone Guo

Jin Zhong (? ?) is the pen name of Jone Guo. He was born in Harbin, China, in 1962. He went to Beijing Foreign Studies University in 1986 as a graduate student majoring in English and American Literature. In 1989, after the Tiananmen Massacre, he went to hide. In 1991, he successfully escaped to the US for political exile. Jin Zhong currently lives in San Diego, California. His works have been published in China, USA, and Europe. He is the translator of Anne Sexton, Brodsky, and Marriane Larsen. He also translates his own poems.

Jin Zhong is also a painter, and healer and therapist.
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Independence Day

Independence Day
Not the roses that fill the shops
Not the bouquets
Dyed red and blue
No. Not the plastic stars and stripes
Held in those vases

I will roam into the wilderness
Into the blooming meadow

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