Tag Archives: Du Fu

Poem – To Bi Siyao

Once stately figures in the art of rhyme, Now sadly down at heels, our careers in ruin, Regarded by our servants with disdain, We are grown old and gray before our time. Yet in your joyful, carefree company, The most … Continue reading

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Poem – Thoughts Of Li Po From The World’s End

Here at the world’s end the cold winds are beginning to blow. What messages have you for me, my master? When will the poor wandering goose arrive? The rivers and lakes are swollen with autumn’s waters. Art detests a too … Continue reading

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Poem – Twenty-Two Rhymes To Left-Prime-Minister Wei

Boys in fancy clothes never starve, but Confucian scholars often find their lives in ruin. Please listen to my explanation, Sir, I, your humble student, ask permission to state my case. When I was a younger Du Fu I was … Continue reading

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