• Heung Aiden

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The email comes silently As if Afraid of unnecessary notice from strange eyes.

The attached drawing, Draft of a restaurant interior, Surface-painted with the color Of endura bronze.

Beautiful picture.

But a cluster of arrogant words, Incoherent, Crude, Asking aloud To seal the business with a number.

Out there somewhere. In Shanghai, On the top floor Of a very old building, A fancy place will be born, Pub & Grill They call it. Very western, Different From all traditional styles.

The way it should be As hinted proudly By the sender’s broken English.

Published in Cha: An Asian Literary Journal together with a recording.


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