Daily Archives: May 16, 2017

Poem – She Spins Silk

Far up river in Szechuan, waters rise as spring winds roar. How can I dare to meet her now, to brave the dangerous gorge? The grass grows green in the valley below where silk worms silently spin. Her hands work … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Li Po | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poem – The Solitude of Night

t was at a wine party— I lay in a drowse, knowing it not. The blown flowers fell and filled my lap. When I arose, still drunken, The birds had all gone to their nests, And there remained but few … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Li Po | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poem – On Gazing into a Mirror

Follow Tao, and nothing is old or new. Lose it, and the ruins of age return. Someone smiling back in the mirror, hair white as the frost-stained glass, you admit lament is empty, ask how reflections get so worn and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Li Po | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment