Li Ching Chao

(1084 - 1151)

Li Ching Chao Poems

1. A Morning Dream 1/1/2004
2. Autumn Love 1/1/2004
3. Sorrow 1/1/2004
4. A Friend Sends Her Perfumed Carriage 1/1/2004
5. As In A Dream 1/1/2004
6. Tz'U No. 6 (Waiting For You) 1/1/2004
7. Sorrow Of Departure 1/1/2004
8. The Sun Sets In Molten Gold 1/1/2004
9. At A Poetry Party I Am Given The Rhyme Chih 1/1/2004
10. When Night Comes 1/1/2004
11. Last Night 1/1/2004
12. Tz'U No. 10 (Exile) 1/1/2004
13. Tz'U No. 8 1/1/2004
14. Tz'U No. 9 (Weary) 1/1/2004
15. To Lord Hu 1/1/2004
16. To The Tune Of 1/1/2004
17. Tz'U No. 13 1/1/2004
18. Tz'U No. 12 1/1/2004
19. Tz'U No. 7 1/1/2004
20. Tz'U No. 18 1/1/2004
21. Tz'U No. 11 1/1/2004
22. Tz'U No. 15 1/1/2004
23. To The Tune 1/1/2004
24. Tz'U No. 2 (Wine Joy) 1/1/2004
25. Tz'U No. 17 (He Is Gone) 1/1/2004
26. Tz'U No. 1 1/1/2004
27. The Double Ninth Festival 1/1/2004
28. Tz'U No. 5 1/1/2004
29. Tz'U No. 3 1/1/2004
30. Tz'U No. 16 (Bajiao) 1/1/2004
31. Our Boat Starts At Night 1/1/2004
32. Tz'U No. 4 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Li Ching Chao

A Morning Dream

This morning I dreamed I followed
Widely spaced bells, ringing in the wind,
And climbed through mists to rosy clouds.
I realized my destined affinity
With An Ch'i-sheng the ancient sage.
I met unexpectedly O Lu-hua
The heavenly maiden.

Together we saw lotus roots as big as boats.
Together we ate jujubes as huge as melons.
We were the guests of those on swaying lotus seats.
They spoke in splendid language,
Full of subtle meanings.
The argued with sharp words over paradoxes.
We drank tea brewed on living fire.

Although this might not help the ...

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Tz'U No. 11

To the tune of "Lamentation"

It was far into the night when, intoxicated,
I took off my ornaments;
The plum flower withered in my hair.

Recovered from tipsiness,
the lingering smell of wine
broke my fond dream

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