Guarding a Candle Light up a Mountain

Yutang Lin

Pitch dark all over yet one point of light is shining;
Cold breeze keeps blowing, step by step needs guarding.
Climbing high just to let the light shine far and wide;
Walking slowly on the mountain route that is winding.

Written in Chinese: July 1, 1998
Translated: August 11, 1999
El Cerrito, California

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