dying embers... 
reciting Neruda 
to myself

the Siren sings
to me from the other shore…
midsummer dream

between shadows
on the moonlit snowbank
words lost

moonlit alley
my shadow quivers
in winter gusts

the moon rises
to a dog's long howl...
scent of mooncakes

Chen-ou Liu lives in Canada in 2002. His poetry has been published  worldwide. He's the recipient of 11 awards.