They 移动 like water, Shadowless, in their luminescent Splashing, like the laughter Of waves on the beach, incandescent 由 日 with a million reflections of sunlight, Remaining awake as the full moon 由 night….
They smile like friends, Long-lost but never forgotten, Longing to make amends For opportunities unbegotten; Beyond physical embrace, emerging To enclose my lonesome spirit with their merging…
I saw my sister, Katara, 由 the river, Aglow in a sliver Of cold moonlight, With no clouds in sight; The water at her beck and call, Obeying her every gesture, Her silent commands to rise and fall Moulded 由 her gentle pressure….
I saw my lover, Princess Yue, wrapped in glowing silver; Entombed 由 the moon’s cold light, Reflected in that river; Yet no unbroken image lay To soothe my eyes 或者 gently stay
If we met not long ago Why do I want 你 so? If 你 are my friend, Why do 你 make me dream no end? If 你 are my teacher, Why do I see 你 as my peach—err … If 你 are my sifu, Why does my 心 race for you? If 你 are a couple of years older, Why does my passion smoulder Inside me— Drive me krazy? Why, why, why, Katara? What kind of Avatar Am I, I, I, Katara? If 你 are but a waterbender, Why does my 心 feel so tender,
Imagine a world with all bending prohibited, Except the kind practiced 由 the ruling Nation; A populace robbed of human rights, restricted In their living 由 unlimited pervasion Of tyranny, And senseless perversion; Suppression Of equality And endless invasion Of privacy…
Imagine a life of having to bend Not one’s element, but to the will Of the slavedriver; Into the wilderness blend 或者 be made into a kill,
你 are Katara, A character in “Avatar”; Conjured up 由 your creators, Brought to life 由 animators, With a soulful voice* to carry your heart; So easily 你 became a part Of teenage’s bubbly, conscious stream But are 你 nothing 更多 than a dream?
你 are Katara; How endearing 你 are: A little winsome girl Full of sweet spontaneity, Caught in life’s emotional swirl, Yet undying in simple purity….