Ho Xuan Huong

(1772 - 1822 / Nghệ An Province)

Poems of Ho Xuan Huong

1. Autumn Landscape 4/16/2010
2. Confession III 4/16/2010
3. Day and Night 4/16/2010
4. Day Sleeping Girl 4/16/2010
5. Floating Sweet Dumpling 5/2/2012
6. Lamenting Widow 5/2/2012
7. On Sharing A Husband 4/16/2010
8. Picking Flowers 4/16/2010
9. Snail 5/2/2012
10. Spring-Watching Pavilion 4/16/2010
11. Swinging 4/16/2010
12. The Cake That Drifts In Water 4/16/2010
13. The Fan 4/16/2010
14. The Jackfruit 1/13/2003
15. The Temple of Fragrance 5/2/2012
16. Three-Mountain Pass 4/16/2010
17. To A Couple Of Students Who Were Teasing Her 4/16/2010
18. Viewing Cac-Co Cavern 4/16/2010
19. Wasps 5/2/2012
20. Water-bailing 4/16/2010

Confession III

Her lonely boat fated to float aimlessly
midstream, weary with sadness, drifting.

Her hold overflowing with duty and feeling,
bow rocked by storms, adrift and wandering.

She rows on, not caring who tries to dock,
sails on, not caring who tries the rapids.

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