Monday, February 21, 2011

The Lantern

Beauty does not demand attention
The wise have little need for speech.
Light shines from the glowing lantern
The paper does not catch on fire.

- Hu Ming-Xiang

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

'catch on fire'?why not 'catch fire'?

spbroad said...

For the first time, I am not able to grasp the essence of this Hu Ming-Xiang installment...
Is there paper in lantern cause am just not getting this metaphor...

Vijay Kumar said...

The lantern IS made of paper.