I Am Part of You

“I am part of you
Despair or sorrow
I am with you
So long
The sea shore
So lone
The darkness
And you
On the land like the stars
Take me to the depth of the sea
Seek the sky
I am part of you”

Fan Xueyi believes we are all part of nature and cannot be separated from it. I am part of you uses language to build vivid imagery and evoke an emotional response in the reader. The poem illustrates the complex relationship between humans and sharks, serving as a reminder of the consequences of human actions in relation to nature.

The work was shown in both Monaco (red) and Moscow (blue). It has been displayed in English, Chinese and Russian translations.


Fan Xueyi was born in 1969 in Heilongjiang Province. In 2001 she published her collection of poetry ‘Childhood River’. Xueyi lives and works in Beijing as a poet, painter and the art director of XYZ Gallery and Season Pier Art Space. Her work is in private collections in China and internationally.

I am part of you - Fan Xueyi - Moscow 2015
I am part of you - Fan Xueyi - Monaco 2014