There is a somebody – 有一个人 ,
an artist in China 一个中国艺术家
who has created 谁创造了
a bird singing 一 只唱歌的鸟 ,
that has ended up on 那最终到了
some of our cofee cups 我们有些的咖啡杯
and on some of our plates. 和一些的盘子上 .
I don’t know much about China 我对中国的了解也不多 ,
but I do know 但是 , 我绝对知道了
that someone who lives there 有一个人谁住在那里 ,
has brought me many smiles. 就是的给我带来了许多微笑 .
The bird that he or she created 他或她创作了的鸟形象 ,
sings so joyfully 它小脸上带着愉悦的神情
that I can hear its song 我能听见那鸟的歌曲，很有很多喜悦
from the other side of the earth. 从地球的另一侧 .
Russ Peery, August 2016
Translated by Erin MacDonad