Mei Yuan

(1716 - 1798)

Mei Yuan Poems

1. Rain Passes 1/1/2004
2. Just Done 1/1/2004
3. Delirium (joking at illness) 4/17/2010
4. On the Road to T'ien-T- Ai 1/1/2004

Just Done

All the heart needs is a home

in which to dwell in the quiet.

The flavor of desirelessness

lasts longest.

So a boy runs off

to snatch at floating willow silks...

If he didn't capture them

how could he let them go?

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