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雪迪作品选编
·雪迪简历
·杨小滨:采访雪迪
·【光与黑暗】采访诗人雪迪〔节选〕采访者:爱德华•鲍克•李
·走出黑暗
·In The Name of Poetry
·An Interview with Poet Xue Di--"Releasing: Light and Darkness"
·Online Q & A with Xue Di
·HOMELAND
·COMING OUT OF DARKNESS
·Xue Di: A poet in a league with Rimbaud
·Heart Into Soil
·【亮处的风景】诗20首目录
·【亮处的风景】地带
·【亮处的风景】家园
·【亮处的风景】白色的橡胶面具
·【亮处的风景】偿还
·【亮处的风景】肉的耻辱
·【亮处的风景】传记
·【亮处的风景】异乡的单身生活
·【亮处的风景】新调子的夜曲
·【亮处的风景】天堂的通道
·【亮处的风景】困难中的爱
·【亮处的风景】家信
·【亮处的风景】新年
·【亮处的风景】普通的一天
·【亮处的风景】威金人旅馆
·【亮处的风景】收信人
·【亮处的风景】亮处的风景
·【亮处的风景】片尾
·【亮处的风景】祝
·【亮处的风景】时刻
·【亮处的风景】事件
·REMEMBERING: 10 Poems
·INJURED PORTRAIT
·REMEMBERING
·DUSK
·WHITE RUBBER MASK
·FORGIVE
·LOVE IN DIFFICULTY
·NEW YEAR
·DEAD WINTER
·AN OLD SONG
·GREEN IN GREEN
·家园
·三月第一个周末
·雪迪的英语诗集网页:
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WHITE RUBBER MASK

   WHITE RUBBER MASK
   
   
   
   

   
   I hold up this face. It looks out of
   two eyes, with a wide open mouth
   Now it brings to mind the Hopi
   diminished after thirteen centuries
   In one of their innumerable mystic rites
   all the Hopi opened wide their mouths
   to shout--but no sound came
   I'm waking from sleep
   Why is it so dark
   in that wide open mouth? In that
   screaming silent mouth I see always
   death chasing death. I see death
   crushing underfoot the teeth of creatures
   Death never makes a sound. Death
   merely appears, like that open mouth
   The shout must come from us. Crowds vanish
   
   
   Will my perplexities be resolved? My
   thoughts trip up my feet and
   haul me into greater horrors
   Am I in a dream or on New Mexican mesa
   I see the white rubber mask
   human cries transmuted to "energy"
   Matter still exists. It opens its
   round mouth wide. Generation after
   generation does battle and sinks
   slowly out of sight invoking gods and spirits
   Death's mouth is forced open
   to let such desires and such travail
   burst out—tragic, indignant, injured
   This is the pueblo where the Indians live
   Rivers have dried up. Dust drifts from
   here to there. In my sleep
   I hold up this white rubber mask
   Three black holes confront me
   It laughs. The rubber is thick
   a hard and springy substance
   I know already, before waking
   I will wake in terror
   
   
   
   
   
   
   XUE DI
   trans by Wang Ping and Keith Waldrop

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