Du Zhongmin

Saddam is the name of a sanitation worker in Yutian county town.
He is 55 and he smokes cigarettes.
He can throw cigarette butts very far.
People have seen him shoot down sparrows from trees with cigarette butts.
He always cleans up the butts afterwards.

His talent has been discovered by a satellite TV station.
From his performances
he has gained some local fame.
He also has his own rules,
turns down invitations that would interfere with his work,
no matter how much they would pay him.
He only takes part in activities in his spare time.
“Sanitation work has made me what I am,
you have to know where you come from”, he says.

Translated by Martin Winter in September 2017


标签: , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com 徽标

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  更改 )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  更改 )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  更改 )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  更改 )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d 博主赞过: