Po Chu-I

(China)

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  • Rookie Lesley Carnus (6/3/2013 6:28:00 AM)

    I'd love to see the poem Newly Planted Bamboo on your site. Is that possible?
    regards
    Lesley in Sydney

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Best Poem of Po Chu-I

Lazy Man's Song

I could have a job, but am too lazy to choose it;
I have got land, but am too lazy to farm it.
My house leaks; I am too lazy to mend it.
My clothes are torn; I am too lazy to darn them.
I have got wine, but I am too lazy to drink;
So it's just the same as if my cup were empty.
I have got a lute, but am too lazy to play;
So it's just the same as if it had no strings.
My family tells me there is no more steamed rice;
I want to cook, but am too lazy to grind.
My friends and relatives write me long letters;
I should like to read them, but they're such a bother to ...

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