Chinese poetry, for the weekend…

The birds have vanished down the sky.

Now the last cloud drains away.

We sit together, the mountain and me,

until only the mountain remains.


  

— From Crossing the Yellow River: Three Hundred Poems from the Chinese published by Tiger Bark Press. Copyright 2013 Sam Hamill. Used by permission of Sam Hamill. Li Po (701 – 762), […]

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