Li Po

(701-762 / Chu / Kazakhstan)

A Song Of An Autumn Midnight


A slip of the moon hangs over the capital;
Ten thousand washing-mallets are pounding;
And the autumn wind is blowing my heart
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  • Rookie Yvette Hua (12/25/2013 8:47:00 PM)

    It sounds so different when it is written in English. Chinese poem and Western poem are different in nature. This translation cannot express Chinses poetic aesthetism well, and i dount if any translation can. If somebody wants to read real Chinses poetry, please learn Chinese first~ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Hribhu Dey (5/13/2011 7:37:00 AM)

    swings my heart.....ur poems made nice reading...excellent composition...i loved reading ur poem..plz read my poem I AM A PROLETARIAT and leave a comment plz (Report) Reply

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