On Sept.12th 2014, 49 students in the internationaldepartment went to
At 5:10, at the crack of dawn, Luo Xiaotongand QiuQian, the teachers of international department, has already arrivedat Gate3, Shuangliu International Airport Terminal T1 waiting for the students.Students began to arrive around 5:15. At 6:00, all of the students arrived atthe airport.
Students were pulling big suitcases loadedwith daily necessities. Crowds of relatives and friends, fathers and mothers,grandfathers and grandmothers, aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters were seeingoff at Gate3 and unwilling to say goodbye, and sending their best wishes andadvises repeatedly.
Threadfrom the hands of a doting mother.
Workedinto the clothes of a far-off journeying son.
Beforehis departure, were the close, fine stitches set,
Lesthaply his return be long delayed.
Thispoem describes exactly what parents thought in their heart. White fungus brothcooked early by mothers was still in student’s bags. Breakfast and fruits arestill in parents’ hands. One parent was putting tissue in their portablesuitcase for use on the way. Some parents were checking their suitcases again.
At 7:00 all students checked in theirluggage and got their boarding pass. Students were saying goodbye to therelatives and friends at the security check, holding hands and embracing witheach other. Many parents and students were wiping their tears. At 8:05 allstudents boarded their plane to
Goodbye to fathers and mothers. Goodbyeto Urban Vocational