When will I be home? I don’t know.
In the mountains, in the rainy night,
The Autumn lake is flooded.
Someday we will be back together again.
We will sit in the candlelight by the West window.
And I will tell you how I remember you
Tonight on the stormy mountain.
‘When Will I Be Home?’ by Li Shang-Yin
(from ‘The Dog Stars’ by Peter Heller)