Author Archive | Changming Yuan

Shortcuts to Celebrity

Lprofile “hi” and “:)” Put on the most fashionable clothing in New York Try to use iPod, iPad or iPal before all others Take a picture with the president (dead or alive) Eat a dinner with Buffett, Hawking, Clint Eastwood Get an autograph from Tiger Woods, Oprah, Bill Gates Stay in the same hotel as […]

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Sexual Slogans

A steak a day keeps the court away A touch a minute keeps the body in spirit A lie an hour keeps the chief in power An injection a night keeps the mind light A dinner a week keeps the heart freak A honeymoon a month keeps the government at arm’s length A trip a […]

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At the Dentists A Politically Risky Poem

Do my teeth look all right, doc? Yeah, yeah, yeah, but you are getting newly old. Why do I sometimes feel so awkward about my teeth, doc? That’s because even your wisdom teeth are retarded. How come I keep dreaming about losing all my teeth, doc? I am not a psychiatrist ready to listen to […]

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Urban Poetics

in a busy simile-like street with masks of synecdoche and metonymy so many metaphors are dancing wildly that no oxymoron can elbow his way through crowds of symbols and hyperboles to his long lost friend paradox trying to converse with a shy-looking allusion after standing too long on tiptoes between consonance and assonance i become […]

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