with pots, bottles, medicines, ashtrays
(so he will never go hungry,
thirsty, nicotine-craving, or sick),
and an old-fashioned clock ticking
still like his heartbeat…

By Qiu Xiaolong, photo by Howard French

Ian Johnson, Shanghai: The Vigor in the Decay
with pots, bottles, medicines, ashtrays
(so he will never go hungry,
thirsty, nicotine-craving, or sick),
and an old-fashioned clock ticking
still like his heartbeat…

By Qiu Xiaolong, photo by Howard French

Ian Johnson, Shanghai: The Vigor in the Decay

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