Zheng Min

Zheng Min (b. 1920, Beijing) is one of the most important poets from China. She taught poetry at the Beijing Normal University from 1960 till retirement in 2006. She has published Poems 1942–1947 (1949), Searching (1986), Picking Flowers in the Morning Rain (1991), Poems 1979–1999 (2000), and Collected Poems by Zheng Min (2016). She is also an accomplished translator and critic and published Contemporary American Poetry (1987) and four books of critical essays on Western philosophy and comparative poetics.

  • A photograph of downward rolling hills, planted in rice. A cluster of rice heads peek up from the bottom of the frame in the foreground
    Zheng Min
    Photo by Artur Kraft / Unsplash Golden rice stands in sheaves in the freshly cut autumn field. I think of many exhausted mothers and see beautiful, wrinkled faces along the road at dusk. T...

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