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'Transformed Creature' by Liu Xia • wikipoem
Translated from the Chinese by Ming Di and Jennifer Stern You have a strange pet— one eye is a cat’s, the other a sheep’s. Yet, it won’t socialize with felines, will attack any flock of sheep. On moonlit nights, it wanders on roofs. When you’re alone, it will lie in your lap, preoccupied, slowly studying …