This was a film shot on a cloudy Hong Kong morning and edited on the hot afternoon that followed right after. It illustrates what has become a favorite poem of mine with scenes from my neighborhood and my apartment.
Thanks to Yvonne Young and Allison Morrow for their time, their help and their company.
Music by Onra Poetry by William Carlos Williams
This Is Just To Say
I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox
and which you were probably saving for breakfast
Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold
And in Chinese (translated by the lovely Isabella Steger):