Bai Juyi (pinyin: Bái Juyì; Wade-Giles: Po Chü-i was a Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty. Many of his poems concern his career or observations made as a government official, including as governor of three different provinces. Bai Juyi was also renowned in Japan. Burton Watson says of Bai Juyi: "he worked to develop a style that was simple and easy to understand, and posterity has requited his efforts by making him one of the most well-loved and widely read of all Chinese poets, both in his native land and in the other countries of the East that participate in the appreciation of Chinese culture. He also, thanks to the translations and biographical studies by Arthur Waley, one of the most ... more »
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- Song of Unending Sorrow.
- Song of the Guitar.
- A Song of the Palace.
- A Suggestion to My Friend, Liu.
- Autumn Thoughts, Sent Far Away
- At the End of Spring
- Flower No Flower
- A Lament for my Son, Ts'ui
- Eating Bamboo Shoots
- Golden Bells
- After Lunch
- Enjoying Pine and Bamboo
- A Foresaken Garden
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