Li Ching Chao

(1084 - 1151)

Li Ching Chao Poems

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

To the tune "Red Lips"

Tired of swinging
indolent
I rise with a slender hand
put right
my hair
the dew thick
on frail blossoms

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