There’s still plenty of nice poetry to be found on the MRT when you’re out and about in the city.
An unaffected taciturn monk stands solemnly on the corner
With both hands outstretched
His ten fingers forming an alms bowl
Shaping the casual kindness of passersby
Yan Ailin was born in 1968 in Tainan. She graduated in history from Fu Jen Catholic University. She is a poet, a lecturer and an author.
N.B. Variants of 「缽」 featured in a previous post.