The Gent

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I fall for him every day
His smile, his eyes
His patience, a real man
I fall in love again and again
With him every day
Him, my favourite gent

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The Dark Knight

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He emerged from darkness
Dirt, gloom, melancholy
He came forth in midst of chaos
Mud, murk, desolation
A hand reached out from the rain
An arm stretched around my waist
Upward
To where oxygen was
Forward
To where hopes lay
He lifted me from the dark
Showing me the sunny side every day

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The Scented Girl

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Spring sadness
Heart drunk in spring sadness
Speechless
I’ve left myself speechless
Chilly evening rain
Shaky iced vodka
Sweet dreams or nightmares
A picture without colour
A blossom too old
An ice cube that’s not cold
Million words behind her grim smile
Perhaps her confessions, perhaps her rejections
Rock, rock, rocking
Sway, sway, swaying
But her scent never fades
How can I ever escape

Translation of Jacky Cheung’s Li Xiang-lan

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The Peel

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It’s happening
I can’t stop it
It’s going
I can’t help it
The itch all over
The undescribable dryness
Leave something behind
To move forward
Lose something important
To leap for even more significance

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The Answer III

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Every question has an answer
Once I was taught
More questions arose
Number of answers couldn’t follow
I looked down and saw the answers I held
So I thought

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The Passing Rain

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Those teeth, veins, roars
That kind of burning glare
I know them all
I know them all
This shaking, chattering
This type of inaudible begging
What else can I do
What more can I ask for

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