first to rise
under fading stars
rouses a choir
to sing-up the sun
Skylark, 1:2, Winter 2013
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Brian Zimmer wrote from the banks of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri. His work had appeared in various international print and online journals. He took inspiration from a variety of sources, including the ancient Japanese poetic-diary (utanikki) and free-form, poetic "essay" (zuihitsu).