You said you like lingonberry juice,
not for drinking
but for a little color
in glassware, glittering.
I pour a drop of
into water, watching
the little ruby diluting to reddish, to almost nothing. Nothing, just
an old moment with You, glittering.
Xiao Tan was a teacher and a writer in China who moved to San Francisco in December 2019. Since then they have stayed home for almost a whole year. City College is basically their main source of contact with the city :-). They love it!